Grace M. Bell Wenzel Marshall, of Barlow, daughter of the late William H. and Ida L. Bell, passed away (Jan. 24, 2014) at Appletree Assisted Living in Beverly, at the age of 105. She was born Aug. 21, 1908, at Barlow on the Bell Homestead.
She led a life full of Christ and happiness with friends and family, gardening, traveling, sewing and baking. She was a member of 5th Street Church of Christ, Senior Citizens, Gray Toppers, Rebekah Lodge and other women's groups. She retired from Mercy Medical Center in Canton.
Surviving children are Kenneth R. Wenzel, who resides on the family farm in Barlow, Hilda June (James S.) Blogna of Massillon; grandchildren, Khevin R. and Keith A. Wenzel, Brenda M. (Jeff) Schalmo, James S. Jr., Paul D. Blogna, Ronald G. Yannone; great-grandchildren, Amber R., Kayle E. and Joshua Blogna, Grace A. and Xander Wenzel.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Betty. I Yannone and son-in-law Bill Yannone; brothers, Warren and Homer Bell; sisters, Bertha Bell Gross and Edith Bell Gross; half sister, Luella Bell Haines.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Barlow Volunteer Fire Department, Beverly Volunteer Fire Department or 5th Street Church of Christ of Beverly.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday (Jan. 30) at 10:30 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Zack Waite officiating. Burial will be in Barlow Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday morning after 9 a.m. until the hour of the service. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.