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Beverly Jo (Scaggs) Bell

August 15, 1959 ~ August 3, 2020 (age 60)


Beverly Jo Bell, age 60, of Crawfordsville passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Crawfordsville. She was born on August 15, 1959 in Crawfordsville to the late Harold Scaggs and Norma (Newlin) Dinius.

Beverly attended Crawfordsville High School and on July 26, 1986 she married Fred Bell, who preceded her in death on December 23, 2008. Throughout the years she was a painter for Wilson Painting and worked in the paint and flooring department at Home Depot. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, watching NASCAR, playing Bingo, but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.

She is survived by a daughter, Jackie (Kevin) Stephenson; a son, JD (Kim Brogan) Todd; three brothers, Tommy (Barb) Scaggs, David (Anna) Scaggs and Terry (Becky) Scaggs; three sisters, Donna Hayworth, Debbie (Robert) Beck, and Carol Northcutt; several step-brothers and sisters; four grandchildren, Samatha (Phil) Fields, Balie Moore, Mickenzie Todd and Jaycee Todd; five great-grandchildren, Phil, Zeagan, Zoey, Olivia, and Mary Jane; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred; one brother, Robert Fairfield; and two sisters, Sheila Harvey and Sharon Utterback.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Friday, August 7th, 2020 from 1:00 PM until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 PM with Pastor Tony Raley officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded, which can be viewed on Beverly’s obituary page at Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. Donations may be mailed to the funeral home or click on the Donation button above Beverly’s obituary. Share memories and condolences online at

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August 7, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sanders - Priebe Funeral Care (Crawfordsville)

Funeral Service
August 7, 2020

2:00 PM
Sanders - Priebe Funeral Care (Crawfordsville)

Video is available for this event

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