Meet your Neighbor – Linda Bell

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Name: Linda Bell

Age: 64

Address: The Buford community

Family: A son, Travis and a grandson, Hunter, 7

Job: Retired elementary school teacher

Church: Pleasant Dale Baptist Church

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my grandson, watching Gamecocks football, gardening and exercising

Favorite book: “Stream in the Desert” by L.B. Cowman

Favorite movies: “The Greatest Game Ever Played” and “Facing the Giants”

Favorite food: Chocolate pie

Favorite getaway: Charleston, S.C.

Who is your hero and why? My Grandmother Blackmon is my heroine because of her faith and courage. Three of her sons were soldiers in World War II and one built ships at Pearl Harbor. One of those sons did not return.

What are you most proud of and why? I am proud to be an American. I am so thankful that God allowed me to be born in the greatest country on the planet! We have freedoms that other countries cannot comprehend.

 Words you live by: Obedience brings blessings; disobedience brings discipline.