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Psalmist Velda Creekmore Bell

hair stylist . She has served several ministries in the city of Chesapeake , such as Lees Chapel AME Church and Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church , Bells Mills ( aka ) THE MOUNT .

V elda Creekmore-Bell , the daughter of the late Gladys Creekmore- Williams . She is a 1977 graduate of Great Bridge High School , Chesapeake , VA . Upon graduation , she enrolled in Tidewater Community College and later transferred her course work to Norfolk State College majoring in Social Work . She received an Associate Degree in Sociology . In 1989 , she pursued her craft in the field of Cosmetology and received her license as a

For the last two years she has been a member for First Baptist SouthHill , Chesapeake , VA under the leadership of Rev . Michael Toliver . She started singing at the tender age of 7 and will be celebrating 50 years in the music ministry in 2017 . During her life journey she has sung with local , national and international artists world wide . She has traveled from the east to the west ministering her gift . She has received various letters of appreciation , commendations and have been nominated for achievement and recognition awards . Veld ais considered a community Psalmist . She has performed in various productions , such as ‘ God knows Everything and He ’ s Working It Out for You ‘ and ‘ The 7 Days B4 Christmas .’ She loves ministering in song because God uses her as his vessel to bless others as well as herself . She Is thankful to God that he chose her to give such a special gift to share to the world . She is married and is the mother to Angel Bell .