Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Diane Gravley

Diane Gravley, 57, of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. She was born in Houston, Texas, and a resident of Bay St. Louis for the past 10 years. She was a carefree lady who never met a stranger and would do anything for anyone. Diane was a wonderful, loving mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt who will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Imogene “Pat” Gravley; sister, Denice Sanchez; and two grandchildren, Ciara Simpson and Ashlyne Pratt.

She is survived by her two daughters, Tammy Barber and husband, Chris, of Kiln, Mississippi, and Amanda Rutledge and husband, Michael, of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi; father, John Gravley and wife, Faye, of Picayune, Mississippi; four brothers, David, Donald, Craig, and Kevin Gravley; two sisters, Kathy Babin and Evelyn Carroll; five grandchildren, Travis Barber, Melissa Breaux, Colton and Casey Simpson and Chrishtie-Annia “Toot” Barber; five great-grandchildren, Hayden Greene, Gavin and Trinton Simpson, Aidyn Barber and Lillian Slichter-Simpson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 1 p.m. until service time at Bethel Baptist Church in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2011, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. David Keen officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is in charge of local arrangements. You may sign the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.