Sylvia T. Bell, retired nurse/administrator, dies

We are saddened to announce that Sylvia T. Bell, a retired nurse/administrator in Wake Forest’s Student Health Service, passed away on Dec. 1 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

During her nursing career, Sylvia was recognized and honored numerous times for her contributions to student health. She served the University for 30 years from 1981 to 2011.

The family plans to hold a memorial service at Knollwood Baptist Church next summer. An obituary appeared in the Winston-Salem Journal.

We grieve Sylvia Bell’s death and extend our condolences to her family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know her.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff. The Counseling Center may be reached at 336.758.5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336.758.5210. For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336.716.5493.