Eula Vante Bell, a Vicksburg resident, passed away on Tuesday October 24 in the Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a brief illness. She was 97. She was a member of King David #1 M.B. Church where she had been an usher, mother of the church and member of The Order of The Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her parents Hamic and Ludie Steed, Sr, her brothers Raymond Steed, Melvin Steed, Henry Steed and Hamic Steed, Jr, and her sister Odessa Bey.
She is survived by her three sons Ford Dotson, Jr and Edward Evander Dotson both of Chicago, Il and Jerry Charles Dotson of Round Rock, TX, and her daughter Ann Hines of Vicksburg her brother Frank Steed, Sr of Las Vegas, NV 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and others.
Funeral services are to be held on Wednesday November 1 in the chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Chris Lockridge officiating; interment shall follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 31 in the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m.See a typo? Report it here.