Diana Lynn Mann (Ford) 69, of Wickett Texas went to be with her Lord and savior on Oct. 26, 2019 peacefully at her home.
Diana was born on May 17th, 1950 to the late J.D. and Veda Ford in Brownsville, Tx. She was a Kermit Yellow jacket and graduated in 1969. Diana was a Wickett resident since 1975. She was a God loving, hard working mother of 4 kids, but many called her “mother”. Her house was always open and available to anyone who needed it. She met her soul mate Arthur Mann and they were married on September 5th, 1990. They were blessed to have 29 years together and will be reunited one day. She had many different jobs throughout life but loved her career as a juvenile corrections officer for the West Texas State School. She retired after 19 years. The rest of her years were spent enjoying life and family.
Diana is survived by her husband Arthur Mann of Wickett, Tx. Two brothers Jimmy Ford and his wife Mildred of Lubbock, Tx and Bobbie Dowling of California. Her four children Deana Taylor of Temple, TX, Lee and Tanya Taylor of Ft. Worth, TX, Michael and Amanda Taylor of Pyote, Tx, and Christal Taylor (Crissy) of Monahans, TX. Two Stepdaughters Jennifer and Barbara Mann both of Monahans. 16 grandkids and 10 great-grandkids and her beloved fur-baby LUCY.
Diana was preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents JD and Veda Ford and her brother Gerald Ford.
The family would love for you to join us to Honor this wonderful woman. It is a blessing to call her wife-mom-friend! Memorial service will be held Saturday Nov. 2nd at 2pm. Service will be at the First Baptist Church in Wickett, TX. The service will be officiated by Mr. Bill Clayton. Flowers can be sent to Harkey Funeral Home.
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