Cory Wayne Bell

ALBANY-Mr. Cory Wayne Bell, 35, of Leesburg died Tuesday Aug 26, 2014 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL.

The funeral service will be Saturday 2PM at First Baptist Church of Leesburg with interment to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Stacey West will be officiating.

Born in Albany, Mr. Bell worked for Albany Electric for 16 years. He was a graduate of Lee County High School in 1997 and also South GA Technical College.

Survivors include his wife Katherine Mercedes Fries Bell of Leesburg; his children Andrew Stephen Bell, Alex Morgan Bell, and Kori Lexus Bell all of Leesburg; his mother Donna Carraway Melton of Leesburg; his father Freddie Bell and his wife Felicia of Sylvester; a sister Kristen King Fortuna and her husband Philip of Virginia Beach, VA; a stepsister Erin Melton Willingham and her husband William of Camilla; his grandparents Donald T. Carraway of Leesburg and Gloria Imogene Bell of Sylvester; his stepmother Carol Yarbrough Bell of Tifton; Step-grandmother Mary Alice Yarbrough of Tifton, GA:

The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 8:00PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

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Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Director

Albany 229/883-4152