Ernest Franklin Bell
Ernest Franklin Bell, the son of Robert Franklin and Betty (Sparks) Bell, was born Feb. 7, 1939, near Sully. He graduated from the Lynnville-Sully High School and received a degree in engineering from Iowa State University. Ernie loved to work the land and always enjoyed his time on the farm. He could often be found working in his shop fixing equipment or inventing a new piece of machinery to use on the farm. On Aug. 20, 1988, Ernie was united in marriage with Betty Louise Brock in Nashville, Tenn. Ernie enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and taking trips to Florida.