LAKE CHARLES – Alice Johnson Bell was born on November 29, 1953 in Lake Charles, La. to the Late Curley Johnson and Elzadie Cains Booth. She departed this Life on Friday, December 10, 2012.
Alice was baptized by the Late R.L. White at a very early age at Mount Olive Baptist Lake Charles, La. She later became a member of Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church in 1987 under the Leadership of Rev. Jimmy Stevens and remained under his leadership until her passing. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed caring for all of her grandchildren. She served as Vice president for New Covenant Faith Baptist Church choir for many years. She was employed at Calcasieu Parish Police Jury as a Housing Specialist for subsidized housing until she became ill. Her interest included ministering to people who were in need, cooking and evangelizing. She was also a nanny to many children.
She was preceded in death by her Father Curley Johnson, her mother Elzadie Cains Booth, one sister Eula Green and one brother Clifton Johnson.
Alice leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 31 years, Ivory C. Bell Jr.; two devoted children, Cornell Johnson of Lake Charles, LA; Alice Bell of Lake Charles, LA.; Six grandchildren, D’Angelah Stevens, Tabotha Green, D’Andre Johnson, Dyani Green, Dyantae Stevens and Da’Markus Johnson of Lake Charles, LA; two brothers, Lester Johnson and Robert Johnson, Sr.; both of Lake Charles, LA.; six sisters, Gloria Foster (Herbert) of Lawton, OK; Joyce Johnson Simien (Donald) of Lake Charles, LA.; Lois Dyles (Willie) of Houston, TX.; Gaynell Johnson of Lake Charles, LA; Berrie Goode (James) of Houston, TX. and Amy Johnson Chatman (Anthony) of Humble, TX.; one aunt Annie Parker of Texas City, TX and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 18, in New Covenant of Faith Baptist Church. The Rev. Jimmy Stevens will officiate. Burial will be in Combre Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Combre Funeral Home. Visitation is from 12 noon Saturday in the church. Words of comfort maybe shared with the family at www.combrefuneralhome.com