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Mary Bell

July 13, 1945 — January 4, 2020

Mary Bell

Mrs. Mary Louise McCoslin Bell, 74, of Wortham passed away January 4, 2020 at her residence.

Mary Louise was born July 13, 1945 in Mexia to Jess and Mary Grace Rice Bell. She lived a full life with many interests and passions. Family was an extremely important part of her life, raising her three sons and being a mother to many others who were fortunate enough to have been taken under her wing. She had an open door policy at her home and fed many of her sons friends with her marvelous cooking.

Mary Louise was also involved in the business world in several capacities, including being a lab technician in Houston as well as at the Mexia State School, office manager when Triple B cleaning service opened and owning and operating the Dinner Bell Café in Wortham for several years.

In recent years, she loved doting on her grandchildren who became the light of her life. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and was able to grow beautiful plants. Birdwatching while drinking coffee also brought her pleasure in her quiet time.

Mary Louise was preceded in death by her parents, son, Brandon Kurt McCoslin, grandson, Brandon McCoslin and by Brent Harper, who she raised as a son.

She is survived by sons, Blayne Heath McCoslin and wife Mollie McCoslin of Wortham and Blake Kristen McCoslin and wife Lana Curry McCoslin of Wortham, daughter in law Mary Eileen McCoslin and Grandchildren, Maegan Louise McCoslin, Ethan, Erica and Evan McCoslin and Cade, Allie and Grace McCoslin and sister, Suzie Grizzard of Austin.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Wortham with the Reverend Chris Rowe and Reverend Justin Colquette officiating. Interment will follow in the Wortham Cemetery. Ethan McCoslin, Cade McCoslin, Billy Whaley, Justin Sullivan, Rodney Latham and Larry Bennett will serve as pallbearers. Evan McCoslin and Jamie Boyd will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 7 PM on Monday evening, January 6, 2020 at the Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia.

Service Details.


When: Monday, January 6th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home
Address: 605 S. McKinney St MEXIA, TX 76667


When: Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 2:00pm
Location: First United Methodist Church - Wortham
Address: 303 W. Main WORTHAM, TX 76693


Location: Wortham Cemetery
Address: North Highway 14 WORTHAM, TX 76693

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