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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Thursday August 29th, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Diane Upton

GUNNISON - Diane K. Flowers Upton, age 71, of Gunnison, MS went to be with her Savior on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, MS.
A visitation will be held Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  A Celebration of Life Funeral Services will follow at  01:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in the Beulah Cemetery in Beulah, MS. Reverend Crockett Kennedy and Brother Tommy Upton will officiate the services.

Diane was born on February 28, 1948, to Amos and Neal (Chaney) Flowers in Rosedale, MS. She grew up in the Gunnison, Rosedale area and attended Gunnison grade schools and graduated from Rosedale High School. She married Raymond  Upton on May 08, 1965.  Diane held several jobs in the Delta Area, Greenville, Mills, AMPCO in Rosedale, Baxter's Inc for 13 years, Needle Specialty in Boyle and before retirement she was the custodian of Ouachita Christian School in Monroe LA. She was of the Pentecostal Faith and had attended the H.O.P.E. Church in Cleveland for the past few years. Diane loved going to yard sales, collecting what knots, traveling, and working with flowers in her yard.  
She was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Neal Flowers and a daughter, Tina Annette Upton.
Diane is survived by her husband of 54 years, Raymond Upton of Gunnison, MS.  Daughter, Mandy (Paul) Johnson of Olive Branch, MS.  Five sisters, Lola Graybeal of Salina, KS, Doni Inman of San Jose, CA, Lita Vargas of San Jose, CA, Velda 
Timmeran of Grand Rapids, MI, Rita Bingham of Lakewood, WA.  Brother, Jerry Graham of San  Jose, CA.  Two grandchildren, Brittany Ballard and Austin Long both of Olive Branch, MS. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews and her canine companion Hachi Girl to cherish her memory.
Pallbearers are Howard Flowers, Roy Chaney, Mike Mosley, Timothy Mosley, Paul Johnson, and Donnie Upton.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

 


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Guestbook

Diane was a joy to be around, quick-witted with a great sense of humor. I will truly miss you, Sis

Doni Inman Aug 30 2019 12:00 AM

Diane was a good lady i loved her like one big sisters Christian loved her church and her family cousin i sure going to miss u but theres no mor pain. Love ya mae

Mae farmer Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Upton

Mae farmer Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Upton

Linda Witt Farmer Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

Diane was a true friend. She will be missed.

Denyse Ferguson Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

Raymond my condolences to you and the family. Prayers for peace and comfort of the heart through Christ Jesus.

Debra Cole Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Upton

Lola Graybeal Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Upton

Wallace Sterling and family Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Diane

Wallace Sterling and family Aug 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Upton

Chris Balducci Aug 27 2019 12:00 AM

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