Name:   Luella Bell (Merrill) Draper

From:  The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
Date:  Wednesday, October 13, 1937

On Tuesday, October 12, 1937, at her residence, Alban Towers Apartments, Bell Merrill Draper, widow of Dr. Amos G. Draper and beloved mother of Mrs. Constance G. Howard, of San Francisco, Calif., and Ernest G. Draper of Washington, D.C. 

Remains resting at S. H. Hines Funeral Home, 2901 Fourteenth st.. nw.  Funeral services at Gallaudet College Chapel, Kendall Green, on Thursday, October 14 at 2 p.m.  Relatives and friends invited.  Interment North Bennington, Vt.

Born at Haverhill, N. H., Mrs. Draper Was a direct descendant of Josiah Bartlett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.