The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 25, 2014

Twila Bell

Published 2-25-14

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Twila Jean Bell, 73, of Enid, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Enid First Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Bruce Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, with arrangements by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation with family will be 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Twila was born to Floyd and Mildred (Thorne) King on Oct. 25, 1940, in Grafton, Neb., and passed away on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Enid.

Twila attended York, Neb., public schools and graduated from York High in 1958. Twila attended Bethany Nazarene College in Bethany, Okla., where she met Roy Herren. They were married on July 31, 1960, and son Marvin and daughter Jolene were born to the union. Following Roy’s tragic death in 1963, Twila returned to York, Neb. On July 22, 1972 she married Gary Bell of Beatrice, Neb., and a daughter, Cheryl Jean Bell, was born. Twila loved working with people. She was employed by JM Mcdonalds and Brown Shoe Fit until she became a bank teller, working in Great Bend and Hugoton, Kan. She retired after 19 years. She loved being a homemaker, working with her flowers, camping and traveling. Twila loved listening to Christian music and was active in the Enid First Church of the Nazarene.

Twila is survived by her husband Gary; three children: Marvin Herren of Owensboro, Ky., Jolene Cannon of Dodge City, Kan., and Cheryl Scannapieco of Wichita, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; brother Doug King of Lincoln, Neb.; two sisters: Norma Pohl of York, Neb., and Marlene Woodard of Lincoln, Neb.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Roy Herren.

Memorials are to Enid First Church of the Nazarene. Guestbook available at

(Submitted by family)