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Viola Bell has passed away

GARDEN CITY, GA (WTOC) -  A gentle giant of local government has passed.

Mrs. Viola Bell has died. She was the first-ever black member of the Garden City City Council, elected in 1985. She served on the Chatham Area Transit Authority, the Chatham Municipal Association and was the first district chair of the Georgia Municipal Association.

Viola Bell was 86.

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