1939 – 2016

BROOKSVILLE — Nancy E. Thompson Bell passed away Tuesday, June 7.

Nancy was born in Lewiston on March 29, 1939, to Clifton and Annie Carter Thompson. She had a wonderful life, filled with many friends. She spent years traveling the sea and country with her husband and love of her life, Frank S. Bell.

She was proud to become the chapter regent of the Majabigwaduce chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution as she loved to celebrate her heritage and community. Nancy also co-founded Giving Hands and made countless hats and quilts for newborns, patients and veterans.

Nancy’s final weeks were spent at her home under the care of her daughters, Sandra, Cheryl and Shannon, granddaughters, Darby and Hillary, and sister, Brenda. She received many visits from friends and neighbors, as well as a huge collection of thoughtful cards and flowers, which made her feel truly special.

Nancy is survived by sisters, Barbara Bremer and Brenda and Jim Stone; daughter, Cheryl Bell and Phil Pollock; son, John Bell; daughter-in-law, Claire Jean; daughter, Sandra and Dennis Rose; daughter, Shannon and Dave Cadman; son, Timothy Bell; grandchildren, Jennifer and Mercedes Bell, Rebecca Wade and Joshua Cissell, Richard, Luc and Renee Bell, Darby Rose, Hillary Lacombe and Amber Marin; and great-grandson, Jaiden Wade.

She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; eldest son, Butch; parents, Clifton and Annie; brothers, Jack and Clifton Jr.; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Bell.

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