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Doris E. (Gower) Bell

April 28, 1932 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 88)


Doris E. Bell, age 88 of Paducah, Kentucky formerly of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 6:35 pm on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. We ask that everyone attending the service or visitation to please follow the customarily accepted social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering.

Doris was a member of Brookport First Baptist Church.

Doris is survived by step son, Terry Bell and wife Kim; grandson, Justin Bell and wife Tammi; great grandson, Alex Bell; niece, Sharon Werner; nephews, Mike Kineman, Donnie Kineman and wife Patti, and Ronnie Kineman and wife Carol.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Lee and Alice Hazel (Harris) Gower; 1st husband, James Bearden; 2nd husband, Cecil Bell; sister, Vera Kineman; brother, Marvin Dale Gower.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 11 am to 1 pm at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in Doris’ name to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Pallbearers will be Terry Bell, Justin Bell, Gary Midyett, Kevin Werner, Ronnie Kineman, Donnie Kineman, and Mike Kineman.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at


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February 10, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910

Funeral Service
February 10, 2021

1:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910


Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601

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