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Alumni Obituary – Nancy Sue (Krell) Bell

Yearbook photo of Nancy Sue Krell BellNancy Sue (Krell) Bell (CC’77), 65, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 3:35 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023 at her home, surrounded by family and friends.

Nancy was born in McPherson, Kansas on December 12, 1957, a daughter of Dean Dutton and Florence I. (McCaffree) Krell.

Nancy attended Washington grade school, McPherson, Kansas, Northridge grade school, Newton, Kansas., Park School, McPherson, KS, Sante Fe Jr. High School, Newton, KS and graduated from Newton High School,Newton, Kansas in 1975. She then attended Central Christian College, McPherson, Kansas and received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing at Tri County Nursing College, Salina, Kansas.

Nancy was a member of the First Christian Church in McPherson.

Through the years Nancy worked as a nurse for the Cedars, Dr. Larzalere Office, McPherson Hospital, was owner of Curves For Women and worked at Walmart Pharmacy, McPherson, Kansas until she retired in 2022.

Nancy enjoyed laughing, dancing, and having fun, garage selling, loved helping people, had the heart of a nurse and loved spending time with her friends and family.

Nancy Sue Krell was united in marriage to Martin Bell on July 23, 1998 in Miami, Oklahoma. The couple established their first home together in McPherson.

She is survived by her husband Martin Bell, of McPherson, Kansas; her children, Tracy Morgan and her husband Danny, of Canton, Kansas, Daniel Perkins, of McPherson, Kansas, Lyndon Bell, of McPherson, Kansas, Lucas Bell, of Yonkers, New York and LeShell Carter and her husband Ben, of Queensland, Australia; her siblings, David Krell and his wife Sherry, of Denver, Colorado, Linda Haythorne, of Brenham, Texas. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, Austin, Alex, Alexa, Emilee, Skyler, Aaliyah, Jenna, Natalee and Cora; 4 great grandchildren, Brynlee, Ava, Lyla, Xavier with a baby girl on the way.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Dean Krell and Richard Krell.

Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 7, 2023 at 12:00 PM at First Christian Church, McPherson, Kanas with Pastor Lynn Scott officiating.

Memorials are to the Women and Children Combatting Cancer or Gentiva Hospice or First Christian Church and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger-Wiggins Funeral; 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460.

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Central Christian College of Kansas is a regionally accredited institution offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Central strives to offer Christ-centered education for the whole person – heart, mind, soul, and strength. Its history dates back to 1884, and it is located in the friendly town of McPherson, Kansas. Central is a strategically small college that offers over forty areas of residential study and a thriving online program for non-traditional students. To learn more about Central go to Visit the Foundation of Central Christian College to see what projects and events are coming up.

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