January 27, 1933 – April 8, 2018
Joanne Bell, age 85 of Columbia, MS passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Collins, MS. A native of Hamburg, AR, she was a piano teacher and a member of Improve Baptist Church. Ms. Bell was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Ray Bell; and parents, Macon and Leone Dunn. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Dixon Robinson of Atlanta, GA; a niece, Lyra Dixon (Glen) Pennington of Atlanta; a great-niece, Sarah Pennington; and two great-nephews, Noah Pennington, and Joshua Pennington. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 11:00am at Improve Baptist Church where friends may visit with family from 10:00am until service time. Reverend Darel Daniels will officiate at the service and interment will be at Improve Baptist Church Cemetery.