Cecelia Bell, journalist, advertising and general public relations specialist
Journalist, internet marketing and general public relations professional Cecelia Bell died of cancer on July 5, 2022, aged 47, and will be buried on July 29, her near pal and specialist colleague Cheryl Campbell mentioned.
Bell was marketing and advertising and profits supervisor in the Company Communications and Advertising and marketing Division of the State-run Nationwide Housing Have confidence in (NHT) up to the time of her passing.
In a tribute to her Wednesday, Campbell, a former human assets (HR) manager at the Jamaica Observer, stated she and Bell joined World-wide Directories Jamaica Confined, now Yello Media Jamaica Minimal, on the exact working day about 14 yrs ago — Bell as advertising and marketing supervisor and she as HR manager.
“I remaining her at Yello a number of yrs afterwards and our lifelong friendship only grew more powerful about the years. Cecelia was vivacious, effervescent and the consummate existence of any occasion. At the time you met her, you could by no means forget about her! These was her exceptional persona,” stated Campbell.
“I’ll never forget how unforgettable and unique she built me truly feel on my 50th birthday celebration which she organised, and the primary poem that she wrote in honour of me.
“I have shed a legitimate treasure of a mate and my reduction is indescribable! My important consolation is that she approved Christ as her personalized Saviour and in her indelible phrases, she reported to me a 7 days in advance of her loss of life: ‘Cheryl, I will not concern demise, and if the Lord should choose to take me now, my faith is unshakeable.’
“These phrases will always reverberate in my head. Relaxation in peace, my dearest close friend, Cecelia,” Campbell’s tribute stated.
Prior to operating at Yello and NHT, Bell labored as a reporter at Jampress, the countrywide information agency and at the Jamaica Info Provider when the two government organizations merged in 2002.
She also labored at the Transport Affiliation of Jamaica (SAJ), becoming liable for, amongst other things, the SAJ publication identified as Shipping and delivery News.
A memorial assistance for Bell will be held on July 29, 2022 at the Church of God of Prophecy, 38 Wireless Station Highway, Mannings Hill, St Andrew, followed by interment at the Port Maria Cemetery, St Mary.
— Desmond Allen
Cecelia Bell (2nd suitable) in this 2019 picture with previous colleagues of Jampress, the nationwide information agency, at the funeral assistance for late journalist and previous head of the agency, Ken Chaplin.