Margaret Bell Shelley (WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.)

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Graveside service for Margaret Bell Shelley, 75, will be held at 3pm Sunday, December 2, 2007, at Southland Memorial Gardens, officiated by Rev. Donald Davis. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8pm this Saturday evening at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202. Mrs. Shelley died Friday, November 30, 2007. Born in Aiken County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Earl Hubert and Viola Scott Bell. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was retired from the South Carolina State Government. Surviving are her sons, Robert L. Shelley, Jr. and Nathan Patrick Shelley both of West Columbia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Eldora and Joseph Cumbee of Clearwater, SC, Wilma Chapman of Mauldin, SC, and Shirley and Leigh Cheney of N. Augusta, SC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gaines and Sybil Bell and Clifford and Dorothy Bell both of McCormick, SC; one grandson, Ryan Patrick Shelley. Mrs. Shelley was preceded in death by a son, David Alan Shelley, a brother, Leonard Bell and a sister, Mildred Zimkowski. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-December 1, 2007