In Loving Memory of Dianne Bell
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beloved wife, daughter, sister, and friend, Dianne, who departed this world on November 21, 2023 surrounded by her loved ones. She leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and cherished memories that will forever linger in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing her.
Born on November 11, 1947, Dianne was a long time resident of Daytona Beach and graduated from New Smyrna Beach High School in 1965. She was a beacon of kindness and compassion. She possessed a rare and beautiful gift of making friends effortlessly, earning her the title of a true friend to all. Her genuine warmth and ability to connect with people from all walks of life created a ripple of positivity wherever she went.
A passionate soul, Dianne found joy in the harmonies of life, and among her greatest pleasures was the music of Queen. Their anthems resonated with her spirit, and she shared that passion enthusiastically with those around her. Whether it was through a lively discussion about the band’s legendary hits or simply singing along to her favorite songs, she reveled in the joy that music brought to her life.
In addition to her love for Queen, Dianne had an unwavering passion for shopping. Armed with a keen eye for fashion and an appreciation for the art of finding the perfect item, she transformed every shopping excursion into an adventure. Her friends and family fondly recall the laughter and camaraderie shared during these outings, creating lasting memories that will be cherished forever.
Dianne was predeceased by her beloved husband, Mike Bell, Parents, Thomas & Katherine Barnes, brother, John Barnes and nephew, Robert Barnes. She is survived by her sister/best friend, Susan Polizzi and brother-in-law, Robert, as well as, two nieces and three nephews and other extended family and friends. Her departure leaves a void that can never be filled, but her spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to call her friend.
May Dianne rest in eternal peace, and may her memory be a source of comfort and inspiration to us all.