Patricia Diane Bell
May 6, 1961 -
November 16, 2018

Visitation

November 20, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service 

November 21, 2018
11:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Patricia Diane Bell, age 57, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Colbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkland Cemetery.

Diane was born on May 6, 1961 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. Mrs. Bell never met a stranger, she worked as a Dental Assistant for Dr. Colbert and at Goody’s apparel in Fayetteville. Rickie, Diane, Carrie and Phillip had a special bond of love for each other and enjoying life together as a family. Diane passed away on November 16, 2018 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Survivors include her father, Beverly Eugene (Della Hastings) Posey of Hazel Green, AL; husband of 40 years, Rickie Lee Bell; daughter, Carrie (Phillip) Tomlin of Hazel Green, AL; brothers, Larry (Lisa) Posey of Petersburg, TN, and Curtis (Tina) Posey of Fayetteville; sister, Kay (Tracy) McNeal of the Yukon Community; step-brothers, David Michael (Beth) Bradford, Sr. of Athens, AL, and Robert Gregory (Patricia) Bradford of Huntsville, AL; special aunt, Patsy Elaine Singleton; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Inez Hambrick.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lincoln County Tribute Chair, Cary B. Sullivan, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Patricia Diane Bell.

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36 Comments

  1. Amy Nix

    I am so very sad to hear this. I only met Ms. Diane through the dentist, but I tell you she was a gentle soul and just such a good hearted person. Prayers and comfort for her family.

    Reply
  2. Juanita McElroy

    Diane I am sorry to hear about your passing but you was a very sweet person and you will be greatly missed.Carrie and family I will continue to pray for you and your family.Rip DianeBell.

    Reply
  3. Tanesha Campbell

    Rickie, Carrie and Phillip I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of such a sweet and precious woman.We have been neighbors since I was nine.Twenty one years I have had the privilege of knowing you all and myself and my family love you all so very much.I pray for peace and comfort for you all, love each and everyone of you.Love always Lance and Kathy Jennings daughter Tanesha

    Reply
  4. Keele Raymur

    So sorry for the loss of such a beautiful person. Ricky and the family you will be in my heart and in my prayers. Diane will be missed not just in the Molino area but throughout Fayetteville. I was so blessed to have such a beautiful neighbor and friend.

    Reply
  5. Keele Raymur

    So sorry for the loss of such a beautiful person. Ricky and the family you will be in my heart and in my prayers. Diane will be missed not just in the liner but throughout Fayetteville. I was so blessed to have such a beautiful neighbor and friend.

    Reply
  6. Denise & Rickey Smith

    our thoughts and prayers are with the family…

    Reply
  7. Connie Rogers

    I know your mom was waiting with open arms in Heaven but we weren’t ready to give you up. I will forever cherish the memories of our friendship. Love you my dear sweet friend. Rest easy now, cause you just fought a hard battle! I will miss you so much.

    Reply
  8. Cindy Harwell

    So so sorry. I haven’t seen Diane in a long time but always thought so much of her and her family. My prayers go out for all of you!

    Reply
  9. Brenda Burns

    Rickie and Family.I am so very sadded to hear of Diane’s passing.She was such a sweet friend and had outpouring Love for Life and her family. You would never see her without a smile. So Glad we got to talk at the Crusin .She seemed to be really enjoying herself .May God Wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time. Brenda &Joe Burns and Family!

    Reply
  10. Karen Gilliam

    Heaven has gained a special angel. Diane was such a friendly, sweet person who always made her friends and family and patrons feel special. She will be missed by many who will cherish their memories of her. Much love to her family.

    Reply
  11. Donnie Simmons

    So sorry to hear this sad news. Sending prayers of peace and comfort to the family.

    Reply
  12. Brenda & Gilbert Donaldson

    Ricky, Carrie & Family: So sorry for your loss of Diane. She was a kind, sweet and beautiful person, enjoyed working with her. She will be missed. May God comfort you and your family during this difficult time.

    Reply
  13. lynn brown

    So sorry , she was always kind hearted, prayers with your family in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  14. Brandy Garrett

    So sorry to hear about your mother. She was a sweet and friendly person. Fly high Diane with the Angels.

    Reply
  15. Cricket

    Ricky , Carrie and Phillip,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She put up a good fight. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  16. Lisa Adair

    I will always remember your beautiful smile! Thank You Diane for blessing us with your wonderful and beautiful Carrie! Prayers and Love for your family!❤️??

    Reply
  17. Dena and Jimmy Kincaid

    To all of Diane’s family….so very sorry to hear of her passing. May God comfort you and give you peace in this most difficult time.

    Reply
  18. Chris Bell

    Rickie,
    I am so very sorry to hear this news. I know we kinda lost touch over the years, but please know that my heart goes out to you and Carrie.
    Take care and be strong!

    Chris Bell

    Reply
  19. Jeff Sargent

    Rickey,
    I am praying for you and your precious family.
    I am so sorry.

    Reply
  20. Gay Parsley

    My Condolences to the Bell family. Diane was such a precious person, and I shall always think of her kind and sweet personality. She was a friend to all who knew her. God’s Blessing to all during this difficult time of grief.

    Reply
  21. Holly Hamlin Potts

    Such a wonderful person inside & out! You all have always been like family, Diane will truly be missed by many. Love to the family & God bless

    Reply
  22. Shirley

    Carrie,
    I am so sorry. I won’t be able to be there for the service, but know I love you, and thought your mom was one of the sweetest people.

    Reply
  23. Angela Shirley

    For the first time in my life I am speechless you were one of my closet friends who always kept me in check and out of trouble I am going to miss you so very much you are one of the strongest kindest people I’ve ever known I love Trish you will never be forgotten

    Reply
  24. Linda Jennings

    We love your whole family and at this sad time we are praying for you all. Glad to be friend of this family for many years.

    Reply
  25. Mona Raines

    Rick and Family, Diane is One of a Kind. Beautiful person inside and out. I am very Blessed to have her in my life and memories. Rest in Peace my friebd. I Love you.

    Reply
  26. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    Diane Bell was one of the strongest woman I have ever known. She loved her family, her friends and work. I will miss you and our talks.

    Reply
  27. Pete & Debbie Wells

    We are so very sorry To hear this sad news. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  28. Pete & Debbie Wells

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  29. Dorothy Rigsby

    God lent you to us for such a short while, but what a impact you made on everyone you came in contact with. We have truly been blessed with your friendship. Rest in the arms of Jesus.

    Reply
  30. bj

    I am to hear about Patricia passing ,my condolences.

    Reply
  31. Bryan Kennedy

    Diane was a very competent & professional person & had the ability to say the right words if you were nervous. I have missed her during her illness. Bryan Kennedy

    Reply
  32. Tammy Darnell

    Will miss your sweet face. Blessed to have got to know you and be apart of the Goodys family with u..

    Reply
  33. Janice king

    Very sorry to learn of diane passing,
    My condolences to the family . Diane was wonderful person,, very professional person with a caring attitude she will definitely be missed

    Reply
  34. Becky Hall

    You fought the good fight and now God has given you rest. I will always have you in my heart. Your Dalton’s friend Becky.

    Reply
  35. Katelynn O'neal

    We will all miss you very much beautiful!! From all your Goodys crew. ❤️

    Reply
  36. Debra Gulley

    Love you my sweet friend! You were so strong. You will be missed very much. Praying for all her family.

    Reply

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36 Comments

  1. Amy Nix

    I am so very sad to hear this. I only met Ms. Diane through the dentist, but I tell you she was a gentle soul and just such a good hearted person. Prayers and comfort for her family.

    Reply
  2. Juanita McElroy

    Diane I am sorry to hear about your passing but you was a very sweet person and you will be greatly missed.Carrie and family I will continue to pray for you and your family.Rip DianeBell.

    Reply
  3. Tanesha Campbell

    Rickie, Carrie and Phillip I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of such a sweet and precious woman.We have been neighbors since I was nine.Twenty one years I have had the privilege of knowing you all and myself and my family love you all so very much.I pray for peace and comfort for you all, love each and everyone of you.Love always Lance and Kathy Jennings daughter Tanesha

    Reply
  4. Keele Raymur

    So sorry for the loss of such a beautiful person. Ricky and the family you will be in my heart and in my prayers. Diane will be missed not just in the Molino area but throughout Fayetteville. I was so blessed to have such a beautiful neighbor and friend.

    Reply
  5. Keele Raymur

    So sorry for the loss of such a beautiful person. Ricky and the family you will be in my heart and in my prayers. Diane will be missed not just in the liner but throughout Fayetteville. I was so blessed to have such a beautiful neighbor and friend.

    Reply
  6. Denise & Rickey Smith

    our thoughts and prayers are with the family…

    Reply
  7. Connie Rogers

    I know your mom was waiting with open arms in Heaven but we weren’t ready to give you up. I will forever cherish the memories of our friendship. Love you my dear sweet friend. Rest easy now, cause you just fought a hard battle! I will miss you so much.

    Reply
  8. Cindy Harwell

    So so sorry. I haven’t seen Diane in a long time but always thought so much of her and her family. My prayers go out for all of you!

    Reply
  9. Brenda Burns

    Rickie and Family.I am so very sadded to hear of Diane’s passing.She was such a sweet friend and had outpouring Love for Life and her family. You would never see her without a smile. So Glad we got to talk at the Crusin .She seemed to be really enjoying herself .May God Wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time. Brenda &Joe Burns and Family!

    Reply
  10. Karen Gilliam

    Heaven has gained a special angel. Diane was such a friendly, sweet person who always made her friends and family and patrons feel special. She will be missed by many who will cherish their memories of her. Much love to her family.

    Reply
  11. Donnie Simmons

    So sorry to hear this sad news. Sending prayers of peace and comfort to the family.

    Reply
  12. Brenda & Gilbert Donaldson

    Ricky, Carrie & Family: So sorry for your loss of Diane. She was a kind, sweet and beautiful person, enjoyed working with her. She will be missed. May God comfort you and your family during this difficult time.

    Reply
  13. lynn brown

    So sorry , she was always kind hearted, prayers with your family in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  14. Brandy Garrett

    So sorry to hear about your mother. She was a sweet and friendly person. Fly high Diane with the Angels.

    Reply
  15. Cricket

    Ricky , Carrie and Phillip,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She put up a good fight. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  16. Lisa Adair

    I will always remember your beautiful smile! Thank You Diane for blessing us with your wonderful and beautiful Carrie! Prayers and Love for your family!❤️??

    Reply
  17. Dena and Jimmy Kincaid

    To all of Diane’s family….so very sorry to hear of her passing. May God comfort you and give you peace in this most difficult time.

    Reply
  18. Chris Bell

    Rickie,
    I am so very sorry to hear this news. I know we kinda lost touch over the years, but please know that my heart goes out to you and Carrie.
    Take care and be strong!

    Chris Bell

    Reply
  19. Jeff Sargent

    Rickey,
    I am praying for you and your precious family.
    I am so sorry.

    Reply
  20. Gay Parsley

    My Condolences to the Bell family. Diane was such a precious person, and I shall always think of her kind and sweet personality. She was a friend to all who knew her. God’s Blessing to all during this difficult time of grief.

    Reply
  21. Holly Hamlin Potts

    Such a wonderful person inside & out! You all have always been like family, Diane will truly be missed by many. Love to the family & God bless

    Reply
  22. Shirley

    Carrie,
    I am so sorry. I won’t be able to be there for the service, but know I love you, and thought your mom was one of the sweetest people.

    Reply
  23. Angela Shirley

    For the first time in my life I am speechless you were one of my closet friends who always kept me in check and out of trouble I am going to miss you so very much you are one of the strongest kindest people I’ve ever known I love Trish you will never be forgotten

    Reply
  24. Linda Jennings

    We love your whole family and at this sad time we are praying for you all. Glad to be friend of this family for many years.

    Reply
  25. Mona Raines

    Rick and Family, Diane is One of a Kind. Beautiful person inside and out. I am very Blessed to have her in my life and memories. Rest in Peace my friebd. I Love you.

    Reply
  26. Rhonda Honey Wilbanks

    Diane Bell was one of the strongest woman I have ever known. She loved her family, her friends and work. I will miss you and our talks.

    Reply
  27. Pete & Debbie Wells

    We are so very sorry To hear this sad news. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  28. Pete & Debbie Wells

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  29. Dorothy Rigsby

    God lent you to us for such a short while, but what a impact you made on everyone you came in contact with. We have truly been blessed with your friendship. Rest in the arms of Jesus.

    Reply
  30. bj

    I am to hear about Patricia passing ,my condolences.

    Reply
  31. Bryan Kennedy

    Diane was a very competent & professional person & had the ability to say the right words if you were nervous. I have missed her during her illness. Bryan Kennedy

    Reply
  32. Tammy Darnell

    Will miss your sweet face. Blessed to have got to know you and be apart of the Goodys family with u..

    Reply
  33. Janice king

    Very sorry to learn of diane passing,
    My condolences to the family . Diane was wonderful person,, very professional person with a caring attitude she will definitely be missed

    Reply
  34. Becky Hall

    You fought the good fight and now God has given you rest. I will always have you in my heart. Your Dalton’s friend Becky.

    Reply
  35. Katelynn O'neal

    We will all miss you very much beautiful!! From all your Goodys crew. ❤️

    Reply
  36. Debra Gulley

    Love you my sweet friend! You were so strong. You will be missed very much. Praying for all her family.

    Reply

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