We will miss you, from Goshen Free Will Baptist Church Members:

MOUNT HOLLY – Trula Gray Bell, age 84, passed away while surrounded by her loving family on November 12, 2018 at Robin Johnson Hospice House.

She was born September 19, 1934 in Jefferson County, TN, the youngest child of the late Eugene and Beatrice Holt Gray. In addition to her parents, Trula was preceded in death by her first husband, Jimmy Sumpter, second husband, Rollin Edwin Bell; four brothers and one sister.

Trula was a long-time and supportive member of Goshen Free Will Baptist Church. She loved her Lord, cherished her family and adored her grandchildren. Left to cherish her memories are her children, Wayne Sumpter and wife Sharon of Hickory, Jerry Sumpter and wife Cathy of Hilton Head, SC; grandchildren, Jamie Sumpter, Melissa Sumpter DeLony and husband John, Alex Sumpter; great grandchildren, Morgan Lea Stout and Foster DeLony. 

The family will receive friends from 11 until 12 pm, Friday, November 16, at Goshen Freewill Baptist Church. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 pm with Rev. Clayton Burch officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Gardens. 

Memorials may be made to Goshen Free Will Baptist Church, 1300 Perfection Ave., Belmont, NC 28012. 

Condolence messages may be sent online at www.McLeanFuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family.