Hardy Bell, 72, of Sherwood, died Nov. 16. He was associate pastor at Sylvan Hills First Baptist Church, Sherwood, for 35 years. He also served on the executive committee of Abundant Life Ministries of Honduras. He is preceded in death by his sister Brenda Bell Freeman and nephew Michael Bell. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nina Webb Bell, brother William Bell and sister Gale Bell, nieces Jenny Kubacak, Emily Freeman and Angie Bell. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Sylvan Hills First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Sardis Cemetery in Sparkman.