Eula Mae Lewis Bell


Mrs. Eula Mae Lewis Bell went home to be with the Lord July 24, 2021, surrounded by family and loved ones at the age of 88.

Born Sept. 3, 1932, on Chincoteague Island, where she resided for most of her life until her retirement when she moved to Wattsville. Eula’s greatest love was her family. She worked for the Robert Reed Family Rental Properties and Maddox Family Campground Store. Eula was a member of the Union Baptist Church and the Daughters of Ruth Sunday School Class on Chincoteague Island.

Eula is survived by her children, Judy Young Bernstein (Nickey), Linda Young Wessells (Walt), Lois Young Vincent, Robert Snead (Peggy), and Kevin Bell (Sylvia); grandchildren, Wendy Griffin, Paul Bernstein, Brandon Bernstein, Sonia Conser, Robert Watson Jr., Robin Watson, Angie Abell, Tracy Williams, Dean Young, Eva Shallis, Chad Vincent, Brent Vincent, Annastasia Hotaling, Alison Snead, Thomas Snead, Ashley Wiley, Wyle Maddox, and Alexandrea Bell; 35 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Shirley J. Taylor and Hallie Francis; and several nieces and nephews. Eula was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd Everett Young Jr.; husbands, Robert Snead and James Bell; parents, Clifton and Maude Lewis; brothers, Edward Lewis and Claude Lewis; and sisters, Gloria Jester and Nettie Dennis.

A viewing will be held Tuesday, July 27, between 7 and 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at The Union Baptist Church on Chincoteague Wednesday, July 28, at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Mechanics Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Union Baptist Church at 6365 Church St., Chincoteague, VA 23336. Services are entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc. on Chincoteague Island.

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