Wende Stone Bell

Wende Stone Bell

Anne M. Eberhardt

Wende Stone Bell, 56, Dies

Wende Stone Bell, wife of Darley America president Jimmy Bell, dies May 9.

Wende Stone Bell, 56, wife of Darley America president Jimmy Bell, passed away peacefully May 9 at home surrounded by her family.

In addition to her husband of 34 years, Wende Bell is survived by her three children: James Gatewood Bell Jr. (Lauren); Tyler Bell Jones (Bret); Shelby Bell Gressett (Drew); five grandchildren, Eloise Stone Bell; Daisy Williams Bell; James Brereton Jones; Lucy Bell Gressett; Laine Christian Gressett; a sister Hilary Stone Carroll (Chris); a niece Anderson Taylor Carroll; and father Thomas Edwin Stone.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Baby Health Services, 1590 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, 40504. Friends may call at her home May 14 from 4-8 p.m. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., May 15 at Christ Church Cathedral, 166 Market Street in Lexington, followed by burial at Lexington Cemetery.

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.