Kayleah JoyAnn Bell, 1999 - 2019
Kayleah JoyAnn Bell, 19, of Sapulpa, stepped into heaven on Wednesday morning June 19, 2019, at 7:15 a.m. in a tragic auto accident on her way to work in Stillwater.
Kayleah was born on July 9, 1999, at home to her parents, James and Tricia Bell. She graduated from Christian Education Alliance in May of 2017 and was a junior at Oklahoma State University, in Stillwater, where she was studying health education and aspired to pursue nursing. She was working at a medical clinic in Stillwater and fully discovered her niche for helping people feel better.
Kayleah had an incomparable, genuine and unique heart that radiated her pure love for others. She never let adversity hold her back, constantly pursuing her lifelong dream of making others feel special. She loved helping people and wrote that as long as she kept that passion, she would always be happy in doing the work that God had planned for her.
Kayleah was a Key Club member during high school and a Community Mentor at OSU. Growing up, she went on many mission trips and planned on doing more upon her completion of college.
She is survived by her parents, her five brothers and their wives and children: Phillip and Amber, of Tulsa; Steven and Julie, of Bristow; Dave and Reesa of Mounds, Josh and Shawna, of Sapulpa and Isaac and Brittney, of Sapulpa.
She leaves behind the man of her dreams, Jacob Litle from Houston, Texas.
She was Kay Kay to 18 nieces and nephews whom she lovingly referred to as “my little coconuts”: Abby Mae, Ruby Grace, Taten Lee, Cam-Mayce Lynn, Hadlie Jo, Kinzie Marie, Avery Hanna, Emery Jo, Kolby James, Tanner James, Blake Dylan, Allie Markail, Annie Matteline, Tucker Blaine, Paisley Sue and Londyn Ann; also her closest cousins Valerie, Jaime, Katie, Kelsey, Robert, Cara, Kristen, Charla, Blakeley and Natalie.
The funeral services for Kayleah were held Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Freeland Performing Arts Center, 18 Weatherwood Way, Bristow.
Visitation was held on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the Smith Funeral Home, 1208 South Main Street, Sapulpa, OK from 4 – 6 p.m.
Interment was held after the funeral at The Bell Family Cemetery: 27400 West Hwy 33, Sapulpa. Afterwards dinner was served at the Bethany Holiness Church gym: 15508 West 61st Street, Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, you may make a contribution payable to the; Kayleah Bell Memorial Fund and mail to: PO Box 1474, Glenpool, OK 74033. Online contributions may be made via PayPal, firstname.lastname@example.org and note for Kayleah.