Dianna is the widow of Rev. Oscar Turner whom she was married to for 50 years. She worked with her husband in the ministry while he served as Pastor at St. Paul Baptist Church, Princeton, Indiana, Jerusalem Chapel Church, Vincennes, Indiana, Second Baptist Church, Franklin, Indiana and finally Beulahland Full Gospel Church in Jacksonville, Florida. She retired from the State of Indiana after many years of service where she worked as a Supervisor in the Department of Motor Vehicles. Dianna was a Proverbs 31 Woman. She took care of her home, her husband and her children. She sewed, crocheted, cooked wonderful meals, raised a garden, canned vegetables and made homemade preserves & pickles. Dianna was a very charming woman with a loving heart. She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Harriet Briggs, of Indianapolis, Indiana, son, Ricky Turner (Adria), of Indianapolis, Indiana, son, Oscar Ray Vaughn, of Campbellsville, Kentucky. Grandchildren: Ricky Cecil, Michael Green, Floyd Briggs, II, Adrianna Turner, Ashley Browner, Nathaniel Koch and Keenan Turner. Nine Great Grand Children and a host of nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by a son, Kelly Turner and her husband Oscar Turner. Two sisters, Wanda Vardiman and Velma Howard and two brothers, Lennis Jones and Ulysses Donnavan who died in gestation.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon, Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Pleasant Union Baptist Church with the eulogy by Rev. Michael Caldwell. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Union Church cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Green, Floyd Briggs,II, Rickey Cecil, Keenan Turner, Ron Turner, Randall Graves and Steven Grady.
Lyon-Dewitt-Berry Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.