Elizabeth Bell Minter
Chesapeake – Elizabeth Bell Minter, 88, died at her residence. Ms. Minter was born in Chester, PA on November 3, 1925 to the late William Ernest Bell and Myrtie Casey Bell. Ms. Minter faithfully attended Gateway Free Will Baptist Church. A NOB Commissary supervisor, she retired after 27 years of service. She loved her family dearly and her quiet, gentle grace touched everyone’s heart. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank B. Minter, Sr. and siblings Ernestine Long and George Bell of Wilmington, NC.
Left to cherish her memory are: her sons, Frank B. Minter, Jr. and wife Sue of Franklin, TN, Johnnie W. Minter and wife Joan of Port Charlotte, FL and Michael D. Minter and wife Pam of Chesapeake; siblings, Anna Lee Clack of Clinton, NC, Evelyn Wooten of Morehead City, NC and Emma Gray Strickland and husband Rudolph of Columbia, SC and sister-in-law Faye Bell of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Amy Reid and husband Jeff of NY, NY, Tonja Langis of Franklin, TN, Angela Minter of Virginia Beach, Casie Neppl and husband Marc of Portsmouth, Ashley Minter of Norfolk, Chad Minter and wife Courtney of Gastonia, NC, Corey Minter and wife Rachel of Pleasantview, TN and Brittany Alvarez and husband Diego of Franklin, TN; great-grandchildren, Lyndsey Langis, Nathan Reid, Ava Franco, Leland Alvarez, Claire Minter and Raegan Minter; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
The family will receive friends at Gateway Baptist Church on Monday from 10:30am until 12:30pm with funeral service immediately following. Internment will take place at Rosewood Memorial Park at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Ms. Minter’s name to the Gateway Free Will Baptist Church Missionary Fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family altmeyer.com.