Tami Sue Bell

Tami Sue Bell, 61, of Patterson, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Memorial Satilla Health, Waycross.

She was born August 25, 1960 in Orlando, FL, the daughter of Carolyn Sue Douglas Holton and the late Robert V. Holton.

She worked as a social worker for the State of Georgia and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Blackshear.

Survivors include husband, David Bell, Patterson; daughter, Marcy Lewis, Patterson, GA; four sons, Anthony DePratter (Mandy), Folkston, Eric DePratter, Vidalia, Kolby DePratter, New Orleans, LA and Wren DePratter (Jennie), Blackshear; mother, Carolyn Holton, Douglas, GA; step-daughter, Courtney Bell; 13 grandchildren, Wednesday Lewis, Natalie Sheigh Lewis, Holton DePratter, Rebecca Lynn Lewis, Gad DePratter, Rilie DePratter, Ellery DePratter, Hadi DePratter, Gunnar Wilson, Kiah DePratter, Hudson DePratter, Lexi DePratter and Stark DePratter; brother, Andy Holton (Sherryl), Douglas; two sisters, Wendy McConnell (Charles) of Augusta, GA and Renee’ Holton of Douglas, GA; special friend, Arlene Bennett; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at Douglas First Baptist Church in Douglas.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, from the Douglas First Baptist Church with Dr. Donald Hattaway officiating. Her sons will give a eulogy.

Interment will follow in the Stokesville Church Cemetery, Axson.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Holton, John Tyler Holton, Andy Holton, Gordon Carver, Lance Holton, Jacob Holton and Randal Peterson.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.

Attendees are asked to comply with the current guidelines and restrictions concerning containment of the Coronavirus, including masks and social distancing.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, is in charge of arrangements.

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