Ashley Ann Bell

June 23, 1983 - June 30, 2017
Ashley Ann Bell


Ashley Ann Bell, age 34, passed away at her home, Friday, June 30, 2017.

She was born on June 23, 1983, in Metairie, LA, where she resided until 2005 when hurricane Katrina struck.

She then settled in Wilmington, NC, where she worked as a waitress. She enjoyed riding her bike around town and waving to everyone she passed.

Ashley loved meeting new people always greeted them with a warm friendly smile. Ashley also spent many evenings on the beach watching the sunset while the moon would rise.

She is survived by her mother Diane Wibel Champagne, brother William J. Champagne, half sister Rachel M. Bell, step-mother Sue Bell, two step-brothers and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was proceeded in death by her father James Allen Bell, grandparents David O. Wibel, Mary Nadine Usner Wibel, Kathorine Bell and Kenneth K. Bell, Sr.

A service to celebrate Ashley’s life will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Kingdom Life Church, 4825 Randall Parkway, Wilmington, NC. Friends are welcome to attend the service and join the family for refreshments at Ashley’s mother home following the service.

Memorial contributions made to the Wilmington Funeral Chapel to assist the family would be great appreciated.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403  910.791.9099


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  • July 11, 2017
    Melva says:
    I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. During this tough time, may your family take comfort in God's loving promises for the future found in the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4. Take care.