Obituary for Tammy Lynn Bell

Born: Sep. 10th, 1960
Passed Away: Aug. 17th, 2013


Wednesday Aug. 21st, 2013
2:00pm to 4:00pm and
7:00pm to 9:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Thursday Aug. 22nd, 2013, 11:00am at St Michael's Catholic Church
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Tammy L. Bell, age 52, of Allendale, was called home to her Lord Saturday, August 17, 2013. Tammy was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had a heart for people and showed that love in her years spent at Allendale Middle and High School where she was known as “Ma Bell” to many of the students. She also enjoyed gardening and caring for her flowers and had a great love for animals and over the years adopted and brought home many dogs and cats which brought great joy to her and her family. She was preceded in death by her mother and father Sandy and Frank Chorman, father Michael Vitunskas, and brother-in-law Randy Bell. Tammy is survived by her husband of 29 years James J. Bell; two sons James R. Bell (Brittany), and Bradley Bell; grandson, James B. Bell; father and mother in law James E. and Ina Bell; stepmother, Sandy Vitunskas; sisters; Kimberly (James) Covell, Chad (Laura) Chorman, Michaelle (Tim) Whitford; stepsisters, Sherri Stuitje and Kris (Dave) VanHouten; sister and brother in laws, Sandy (Terry) Wozniak, Gloria Bell, Janice Bell, Rose (John) Betke, Tom Bell, Dan Bell and many special nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 11 am at St Michael’s Catholic Church, 17150 88th Ave, Coopersville, 49404 with Fr. Dave Gross celebrant. Interment will be in Allendale Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville, 49404. A Scripture service will be held Wednesday evening 9 pm at the close of visitation. Please consider memorial donations in Tammy’s memory to the American Diabetes Assoc. or Harbor Humane Society, 14345 Bagley St, West Olive, MI. 49460. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville Ph 616-837-8161


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