Thelma Josephine "Jo" Bell, 75, of Gluckstadt was called home to her Lord and Savior on September 29, 2017. A funeral service was held October 4. 2017 at Sebrell Funeral Home.

Interment followed at Lakewood Memorial Park in Clinton, MS. Thelma was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 5th, 1942 and lived most of her life in Baltimore, Maryland until she retired in 2010 and moved to Gluckstadt, MS. She was married to her devoted husband, John for 47 years. She attended Colonial Heights Baptist Church.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Edna DeVeaux, and her sisters, her son, Jorge C. Diaz and her grandson, Thomas A. (Tad) Diaz. She is survived by her husband, John Bell, Jr. of Gluckstadt, MS; her son, Michael A. Diaz (Janet) of Madison, MS; her daughter-in-law, Alyce Diaz of Logan, WV; her granddaughter, Nikki Shue (Billy) of Brandon, MS, her grandson, Michael Diaz, Jr. (Yvonne Shagene) of Port Huron, MI, her granddaughter, Carrie Chadic of Ridgeland, MS, and her seven great-grandchildren.