Obituary for Linda Marguerite Kennison Bell

    • Name: Linda Marguerite Kennison Bell
    • Home Town: Supply, NC
    • Date of Death: 04/30/2017
    • Birth Place: Washington, DC
    • Birth Date: 10/14/1938
    • Service Date: 05/06/2017 at 02:00 PM
    • Service Place: Camp United Methodist Church, Shallotte, NC

    Linda Marguerite Kennison Bell, 78, of Supply, NC died Sunday, April 30, 2017.

    Born in Washington, DC on October 14, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence McBride Kennison and Marguerite Virginia Daffer Kennison.

    For over forty years, Linda taught English, art and creative writing. She enjoyed the second part of her career working with the Washington Freedom of the Women’s United Soccer Association. Upon retiring, she filled her time with extensive travel, writing and crafting, as well as participation in her local church. As an avid quilter, she was twice honored with selections in the Sacred Threads national quilting exhibition.

    Surviving are sons, Deaton Bell, of Atlanta, GA and Hunter Bell, of New York, NY, her significant other, Donald Gardiner of Supply, NC and numerous other relatives and friends.

    A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Camp UMC officiated by the Reverend Richard Vaughn.

    In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome to the following organizations: Dance for PD, Mark Morris Dance Group, 3 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 and/or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, PO Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777.

    Memorials may be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice "SECU Brunswick House", 1414 Physician Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC.

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