|EDNA CONNOR BELL|
|Edna Connor was born June 4, 1893, in Rockford, Colorado, daughter of Albert and Surilda Connor. |
In 1907, she came to Glendale, Arizona. Upon graduating from Phoenix Union High School in 1913, she went to work for Goldwater's store as a bookkeeper. She also worked for Dorris-Heyman Furniture Store and Korrick's Department Store as a bookkeeper. She was also the Fountain Manager at Campbell Drug Store.
In 1916, she and John R. Bell Sr., a bus driver, were married in Prescott. Edna and John had six children: John Bell Jr., born November 30, 1918; Joan McNeese, born August 31, 1917; Albert C. Bell, born June 9 , 1920; Edward L. Bell, born July 16, 1922; Kathleen Holten, born August 15, 1925; and Dean P. Bell, born November 5, 1930.
The Bells resided most of their lives in the Phoenix area. Edna was a member of the Methodist Church and knew many of the "old timers" and early governors.
She died in August 1981 and her remains were cremated.
DONOR: Jennie Mae Bell