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Bryan and Marie Bell live here. 93 East Ridge Road, Mars Hill. Originally owned by Bryan's Great Grandparents Bill and Anna Ford. Bryan's parents Gary W. Bell and Patricia (Terrill) Bell later lived here( when the photo was taken) in the 60's, 70's, 80 & 81. They raised their four children here. Bryan and I also raised our four children here. We bought the home from his parents in November, 1981 and continue living here today. The house still looks pretty much the same outside and the small barn is still there. The big barn is gone. No trees on the front lawn now. Love it here! This house is engraved on our Sons headstone in Kings Grove cemetery on Bell Hill Road.

Bryan and Marie Bell live here. 93 East Ridge Road, Mars Hill. Originally owned by Bryan's Great Grandparents Bill and Anna Ford. Bryan's parents Gary W. Bell and Patricia (Terrill) Bell later lived here( when the photo was taken) in the 60's, 70's, 80 & 81. They raised their four children here. Bryan and I also raised our four children here. We bought the home from his parents in November, 1981 and continue living here today. The house still looks pretty much the same outside and the small barn is still there. The big barn is gone. No trees on the front lawn now. Love it here! This house is engraved on our Sons headstone in Kings Grove cemetery on Bell Hill Road.

I grew up here with Dad & Mom, sisters Laurie, Teresa, & Connie
through my 7th grade. My Uncle Horace & Aunt Yvette lived
on the 2nd floor.

I just saw this and a whole bunch of memories came rushing in!! We lived upstairs when my Uncle Vernon and Aunt Carolyn with 5 cousins lived downstairs. I'm not sure when my parents, Horace and Yvette Ford, moved in. I was born in 1951 and we were living there then. When our cousins moved out, we moved downstairs and Gary and Patty Bell moved in upstairs. We eventually moved to town in 1959, I believe. I remember that the potato house behind the barn was built when we lived there. There were chickens in the little barn behind the house. There was a cow pasture between the two barns and I remember the cows licking the big salt blocks. In the long winters, we used to slide down the hill behind the property.

Gary Bell Place in 1980's .Lived out on the East Ridge road around corner from Boyd's

My father grew up in this house and I remember it from the 1960's when Gary and Patty Bell owned it.

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