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Bell, Josephine Clemons, 1909-


"Mrs. Josephine Clemons Bell was born April 12, 1909, in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was the oldest daughter of James Clemons and Julia Clemons Russell. When she was five, her mother returned to Natchez, Mississippi. She married Rhetaugh Graves after finishing high school in 1927. They had two children, Rhetaugh and Wade. Her third child, Norman, was born of her second marriage to Norman Bell, Sr. She has nine grandchildren. Mrs. Bell received her bachelor of science degree from Alcorn College in Lorman, Mississippi. She did graduate study at Southern Connecticut College in New Haven, Connecticut and Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. Her teaching career in elementary education in the public schools of Natchez-Adams County spans twenty-nine and a half years."--

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