Johnny E. Bell, 50, of Greenway, Ark., passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.
He was born August 15, 1962, at St. Louis, Mo., and was the son of Earnest "Toots" Bell and Norma Jean (Parker) Bell.
He was lead guitarist for the Christian Rock band 3:16, had worked for many years at NAPA in Piggott and recently began working at Baker Implement in Piggott.
Survivors include his mother, Norma Jean Bell of St. Louis, Mo.; daughter, Amanda Bell of Greenway, Ark.; son, Zane Bell of Greenway, Ark.; two sisters, Dottie Groezinger of Bloomsdale, Mo. and Karen Thier of Hillsboro, Mo.; nieces and nephews, Sherry Sharp, Ronnie Groezinger, and Jason Bell; great nieces and nephews, Abby, Gary, Hunter, and Haley; his aunts: Janet Parker, Martha Blaylock and Marietta Stewart and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Joe Payne officiating. Burial was in Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark. Pallbearers were Todd Caveness, Delane Burns, Shawn Morris and Phil Daffron. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Arkansas, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Saturday prior to the service time at the funeral home. Following the services a fellowship meal was held the Family Life Center of the First General Baptist Church in Piggott.
Online guestbook: www.hoggardfuneralhome.com