Clara Jo Jennings Bell, 55, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical. She was born Dec. 7, 1965, in Wilkes County to Max and Clara Faw Jennings. Jo was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was the church organist. She loved being with her family, her church and her pets. She also enjoyed doing crafts. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her son, Bradley Ray Bell; brother, David Jennings; grandparents, Bura and Ethel Jennings and Carl and Jennie Faw; and sister-in-law, Patricia Jennings.
Jo is survived by her husband, Randy Bell of North Wilkesboro; her parents, Max and Clara Jennings of Wilkesboro; brothers, Mickey Jennings and spouse, Bobbi, of Moravian Falls, Ricky Jennings of North Wilkesboro; cousin, Allan Freeman and spouse, Susan, of North Wilkesboro; and niece, Sarah Chupita and spouse, Mike, of Huntersville.
Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mark Hall officiating. Mrs. Bell will lie in state at Miller Funeral Service from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1624 Pads Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C., 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller