John Bell, Esq
Inscription and Notes:
Aged 43 yrs. d. Milledgeville
Georgia legislature representing Decatur County
Sacred to the Memory of
John Bell, Esquire
Who whilst representing the County
Decatur in the Legislature
December 11, 1827
in the 43rd year of his age.
He was a sincere friend, an upright Citizen,
an affectionate parent, a kind and tender husband.
The Legislature in testimony of
their respect for his public and private
virtues, has caused this stone to be erected.