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Sonjia Lee (Norrid) Bell

October 14, 1939 ~ July 22, 2021 (age 81)


Sonjia Lee (Norrid) Bell, 81, of Tulsa, Oklahoma ran into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 in Tulsa. She was born to Claude Todd and Maydell Norrid on October 14th, 1939 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. Shortly after she was adopted and raised by her maternal grandparents, Abraham and Sally Norrid.

She was preceded in death by her parents, maternal and paternal grandparents, and her loving husband, Horace Burch Bell Jr...

Sonjia was a longtime member of Carbondale Assembly of God. She enjoyed fellowship with friends, singing, playing the piano, and reading with a hot cup of coffee and Danish. She enjoyed baking and was frequently called on to bake her delicious cakes for church functions. She and her husband Burch, loved hosting dinner parties and traveling to fun places. She was a woman of grace and elegance with a love for God.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Lay, and husband, Tom, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.  With two granddaughters, Amy Cosgrove and husband, Tyler, of Amarillo, Texas; Angela Hughes and husband, Cory, of Claremore, Oklahoma.  With five great-grandchildren, Adelaide Cosgrove, Quintin Cosgrove, Colette Cosgrove, Lorelei Cosgrove, and Austin Hughes. 

A viewing will be held, Sunday, July 25th, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Heath-Griffith Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held at 1 pm., Monday, July 26th, 2021 at Carbondale Assembly of God Church with Pastor Phil Taylor officiating. Sonjia's final resting place will be the South Heights Cemetery in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.

Arrangements and Services are entrusted to Heath-Griffith Funeral Home of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Expressions of Sympathy for Mrs. Bell’s family may be left by visiting www.heathgriffithfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to Carbondale Assembly of God Church of Tulsa, Oklahoma https://cagtulsagive.churchcenter.com/giving.

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July 25, 2021

10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Heath-Griffith Funeral Home
1823 West 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

Funeral Service
July 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Carbondale Assembly of God Church
2135 W 51st St.
Tulsa, OK 74107

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