Caroline Stanbury recalled her many years of friendship with Annabelle in a post on Instagram. "Annabelle you were a star... loved by all who knew you ... we shared years of friendship and experiences, ups, downs. RIP," Caroline captioned a photo of herself with Annabelle. "Never to be forgotten, you were a beautiful soul."
Marissa Hermer shared what she'll miss most about Annabelle in a post that featured a throwback photo of her kissing her friend's cheek. "Oh darling Annabelle, wish I could go back to this moment and kiss and cuddle you again... - our paths crossed through a crazy adventure and even though you were way too rocknroll cool for this soccer mom, it was always love," Marissa wrote. "How I will miss your cackle laugh, your magical spirit, and curling up for tea and natter... Rest In Peace beautiful girl. Love forever, your pink poodle x."
Caroline Fleming opened up about her heartbreak over the loss. "My sweet Tinky, no words can express how devastated I feel at [losing] you. Sweet delicate soul, you will be sorely missed. It’s impossible to comprehend that you are no longer here," she wrote on Instagram. "I loved you from the moment I met you, such a special friendship you and I shared which I am so grateful for. My father also adored you, and I know he will be there with you in heaven. RIP my darling friend. All our memories are treasured in the depth of my heart."
Juliet Angus said that she will always remember Annabelle and her kindness toward her son Truman. "So many memories of you gorgeous Annabelle in the years we had together that I will cherish. My heart deeply breaks as the little red bicycle you gave Truman from your [book series] MeMeMe’s has sat in my living room for months to give back to you, a daily reminder of how much you loved children, and I cannot believe that I won’t ever now get the chance to," Juliet said. "We were all changed a little bit by you and will miss you very much. Angels be near you."
Sophie Stanbury is thankful to have made such unforgettable memories with Annabelle. "You will be very missed @annabelleneilson1 to happier times together that I shall always treasure and remember with such fondness," she wrote on Instagram. "May you find peace with the angels. RIP xxxxx."
Adela King remembered Annabelle as "a beautiful soul," and she shared that Annabelle "is now with her soulmate," her late best friend Alexander McQueen. "The times I spent with you may have been few but your warmth, empathy and smile will be etched in my memory forever," she shared. "Rest in peace now darling and in the arms of angels."
Kate Moss also paid tribute to her late friend through her Kate Moss Agency Instagram page, sharing a lovely vintage pic of the pair with a broken heart emoji in the caption.
Andy Cohen remembered Annabelle during Monday night's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. “I want to get started with some sad news. We found out that Annabelle from Ladies of London passed away. We just found out today," he said. "Don’t have a lot of details; we just want to send our love to her family. She was unique and spirited and really wonderful to watch and to know. We’re just torn up about it here.”
Annabelle passed away at the age of 49 on July 12. Her sister, Camila Neilson, confirmed her passing in a statement to E! News on Tuesday. "Very sadly, we have been informed today that my sister Annabelle, died as a result of a heart attack at home last Thursday, It has come as a complete shock, as she had many plans having recently returned from Spain," she said. "My parents and I are devastated and shocked by this news. We would ask the media to respect the privacy of our family and Annabelle's close friends during this very difficult time. We will not be making any further statement at this time. We thank you for your consideration."