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Edith Bell

September 9, 1957 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Edith Bell Obituary

Edith Bell was born September 9, 1957 in Courtland, Virginia.
She passed into her eternal rest on January 5th, 2024. 
Edith loved Bingo, playing deuces, spending time with family and friends, and 
taking care of people. She graduated from Northampton High School and 
attended Delmarva Beauty Academy where she received her cosmetology 
license.  She graduated with an associates degree as a Medical Assistant from 
ESCC.  After working at Horace Barbershop for several years, Edith went on to 
work as Assistant Manager at GooseCreek. Then, she worked at Caring Touch 
where she worked until her health began to fail.
Edith was preceded in death by: her father, Lorenzo “James” Stith; her mother, 
Rosalyn “Shug” Stith; her brothers, Daniel “Danny” Stith and Arthur “Mess” Stith; 
her sister, Thelma Stith; two nephews and two great nephews; sisters-in-love, 
Velvetina Ware and Annette Addison and ex-husband, Louis “Duke” Bell.
Edith leaves to cherish her memories: her son, Antonio Bell (Concetta) Painter, 
VA; her daughters, Erica Brown (Travis) Cape Charles, VA and Teniya Bell (Larry) 
Eastville, VA; her sisters, Gloria “Print” Hicks, Fayetteville, NC, Wanda Stith, 
Fairview, VA, and JoAnn Benn, Franklin, VA.; her brothers, Stanley Benn, 
Courtland, VA and Lorenzo “Pete” Stith (Shelly), Bayview, VA; her uncle, Joe Willy 
Stith, Franklin, VA; her aunts, Bessie Holloway, Eastville, VA and Mary Ricks, 
Fairview, VA; her grandchildren, Aschel’lai, NaTaya, Kyasia, Travis Jr., Jaeda, 
Za’Riya, Joshua, D.J, Larry, Jonathan, Lakiyah, Chad, Ahmear, Avani, Ahlani, Mya, 
Ali, and Brielle; a host of bonus grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins,
extended family and friends, and bestfriends/cousins/sisters: Paige Luster, 
Yvettee Harris, Leshaun Boatwright, Marie Stith, and Mary Drummond.

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January 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cornish Celebration of Life Center
5494 Bayside Road
Exmore, VA 23350

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Cornish Celebration of Life Center
5494 Bayside Road
Exmore, VA 23350


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