Ethel Mae Bell, age 82 of Braselton passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023. Ethel loved her family and gardening. She is survived by her son Gary Lee Bell Jr. of Jefferson; daughters Lyn Ragan of Jefferson, Deborah Helms and husband Dennis Smith Jr. of Braselton; sister Vera Main of Ft. Myers FL; grandchildren Michael Reagan, Gary Lee Bell III, Nichole Joyce Bell; great grandchild Ana Marie Bell; and a host of other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband Gary Bell, Sr. Memorial services to be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating is Rev. Blane Spence. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton Ga., 30548. lawsonfuneralhome.org. 706-654-0966.