Ocie Hartzog Bell, age 91, of Crestview, Fla., passed away Monday, March 5, 2007. She was born in Coffee Springs, Ala., on June 2, 1915, to Dolphie and Essie Hartzog. She moved to the Niceville-Valparaiso area in 1953. Mrs. Bell was a child care attendant with Eglin Nursery and a member of Niceville First Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Bell, in 1976.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandy and husband Jim Nelson of Crestview, and Linda Keathley Spencer and husband Wayne of Niceville, Fla.; grandchildren, J.J. Keathley, Eric Keathley and wife Kelly, Jeff Andersen and wife Nicky, and Jennifer Andersen; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Dylan and Madisen; and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Shoal Creek Rehabilitation Center, Covenant Hospice, and the many church friends at First Assembly of God in Niceville.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at First Assembly of God in Niceville with the Revs. Terry Poole and Phil Daniels officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.