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“So sorry for your family's loss. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Debra Crowe - Searcy, AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Diane at Yarnell's and she was a very good friend. She will be missed. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bernice Goss - Beebe, AR

“My thoughts & prayers are with all of you.LoveMarianne, Jimmy & Family ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: marianne lester - eureka springs, AR

“So sorry for our loss of Diane. I had not seen her but once in many years but I have fond memories of her June and Jackie Dale catching the bus with...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: KATHRYN Perry - Pangburn, AR

“Condolences & may the comfort of knowing Diane is having a beautiful reunion with her heavenly family ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Erma Dale Gebler - Scott - Friend

“I am sad with the Reaper family in this time of grief. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Clayton Bulice - Newark, AR

“Jack, Jacky and family, we were so sorry to hear that Diane has lost the fight, but know she has won the race. Although we do not grieve as those who...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Danna Cofer - Searcy - Friend

“My deepest condolences to the family of Diane. May The Lord grant each family member comfort and peace not only now, but forever. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Sue Clayton - Sherwood, AR

“Larry, Jack, June, and Jackie. Please accept my sincerest condolences. I will always remember Diane as a strong, intelligent, resourceful, and ...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Wise - Chicago, IL

“Dear Family, so sorry to hear of Diane's death. I remember the great times we had playing basketball at PHS. You are in our prayers and thoughts....Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gail (Williams) Quattlebaum - TX

“To Larry and the Reaper family. Our deepestsympathy. Our thoughts are with you.Ronnie and Sharon Poe ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie Poe - Friend

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Lana Chumley - Pangburn, AR

“So sad for the loss of Diane my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Lindsey culpepper - AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Reaper and Bell families at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. Lots of memories from my childhood.Kathy ...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy (Lindsey) Metz - AR


Diane Reaper Bell, 67, of Searcy, Arkansas, died Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was born December 9, 1948, the daughter of Jack and Ollie B. Reaper.
Diane is survived by her husband Larry D. Bell; two sons, Ronnie J. "Bud" Roberson, his wife Kristy and Matt Reaper Roberson; a brother, Jack Reaper, Jr.; and a sister June Stewart and 9 grandchildren. Diane is preceded in death by a son, Geoffrey Roberson and her mother Ollie B. Reaper.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial to follow at Mt Pisgah Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to the Pangburn Order of the Eastern Star, Oak Grove United Methodist Church, or Cystic Fibroses research.







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