We regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Betty Horne Bell, age 85, of New Smyrna Beach, FL and formerly of Donalsonville, GA, who passed away at her residence Monday, October 5, 2015. Funeral services for Mrs. Bell will be held on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM at New Elm Baptist Church in Moultrie, GA with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at 10:30 AM in the church. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Beachside Baptist Church in New Smyrna Beach, FL or to Halifax Hospice in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Mrs. Bell was born in Colquitt, County, GA on September 24, 1930 to Micajah (Mike) Horne and Eva Grubbs Horne. She graduated from Doerun High School in 1947 and worked as a sales clerk at Sears in Albany, GA for a number of years. Mrs. Bell was a loving and caring homemaker for her family and friends. She was a member of Beachside Baptist Church in New Smyrna Beach, FL. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Nancy Ballard of New Smyrna Beach, FL; a brother, Donald Horne of Moultrie, GA; two grandchildren, Lara Karnik and Melody Blume; and seven great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Blume, Benjamin Blume, Emily Blume, Kayla Hampshire, Austin Karnik, Keith Karnik, and Ian Karnik. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her parents, Micajah (Mike) Horne and Eva Grubbs Horne; her husband, Benjamin “Frank” Bell; a sister, Martha Hall; and a brother, Ralph Horne.