Eddie Lee Pell Sr.


Funeral services for Eddie Lee Pell Sr. will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 4, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel, Overton. Burial will follow in Mason Cemetery in Arp.

Mr. Pell passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in a Tyler hospital. He was born March 15, 1945 in Gustine, Calif., to the late Delbert Lee Pell and Marcell Odessa Cargill and retired from Trinity where he worked as a truck driver for ten years. He also retired from Arco after ten years where he worked as a plant operator. He moved to east Texas in 1985 from Pampa.

Besides his parents, Mr. Pell was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Bethany Dunn. 

Survivors include his wife, Diane Spell of Overton; four children and their spouses, Rhonda Pritchard, Theresa Dunn and Maurice Green, Eddie Lee Pell Jr., all of Tyler, David Leon Pell and Shari of Devine, and D. J. and Anna Dancer of Liberty City; a sister, Shirley Mason; six grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be D. J. Dancer, Chris Spell, Stephen Dunn, Maurice Green, Tracy Mason and Kenneth Mason.

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