Dianna Lynn Smith-Ray

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Dianna Lynn Smith-Ray

October 11, 1960 - December 31, 2018

Dianna Lynn Smith-Ray Dianna Lynn Smith-Ray 58, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in her residence. She was born Oct. 11, 1960, in Terre Haute to Samuel Edward Yesley Jr. and Linda Lee [Yates] Yesley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Max E. Smith and sister Brenda M. Smith.
She is survived by her husband Harold Francis Ray; two sons Jeffrey Smith (Shawnna Forker) and Joseph Smith (Andrea Smith) all of Terre Haute; stepson Jeffrey Ray (Andrea); sisters Susan McKee (Russell), Judith Stelly (Wilson) and Lori Ann Swain (Lawrence Jr.); brother-in-law James Smith; mother-in-law Deloris Ray; grandchildren Noah Smith, Katelyn Smith, Max Smith, Rosalie Smith and Jordan Ray; nieces and nephews Linda Lou Swain, Jessica Neice, Joshua Norris, Zachary Smith, Justin Smith, Tipton C. Kendel III, Samuel E. Kendel, Aaron Stelly, James C. Hill and Vanna J. Thacker.
Dianna worked as a QMA for many years and had a passion for caring for the elderly. She also enjoyed cooking and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Calvary Temple Church, 2100 N. 6½ St., Terre Haute, Ind.
Inurnment will be in the Chapel of Memories at Roselawn Memorial Park. Services were entrusted to Roselawn Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be shared at:
Published on January 4, 2019
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Judy (Sis)
Jan 07, 2019
Sis, you will be greatly missed the text messages and calls will be remembered. Even though we lived so far apart we still had moments to remember. Your warmth, kindness, love, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever. I Love You! You are with our heavenly father and our family that has gone before us may you dance and sing in heaven. Love, Your sis Judy

Harold (Ray), Jeffery, Joseph, & Family,
We pray that in the midst of your sorrow you find comfort in all the joyful memories shared. We Love You All! Love, Judy (Sister-in-law, Aunt)
Billie Lane
Jan 06, 2019
Diana had a very caring heart. We was coworkers at Union Hospital and when I had messed up my back and couldn’t work her and other coworkers brought me and my late husband all the food that we could’ve used plus Christmas gifts for my children at the time it was still at home. She will never be forgotten for the good deeds that she had done for me Missy always rest in peace she will be missed.
Jan 06, 2019
Dianna was a wonderful daughterinlaw she was a good wife mother and grandmother I looked forward to seeing her she was a caring loving person she will be greatly missed by all I know she is in heaven with our Lord and Savior. May the Lord give her family peace
Jan 06, 2019
DIANNA I don't know what to say we have been friends since we were about 4 and still were to this day. WE ALWAYS called each other sis cause we were so close I'm gonna miss everything when o was in the nursing home you came everyday I could never re pay that but I will never forget it ever things we did as kids lol your laugh was one of a kind and your heart as big as it could be MY FRIEND YOU ARE ALWAYS IN MY HEART I LOVE YOU FLY HIGH !!!!!
Kelly Pruiett
Jan 06, 2019
Dianna, I am so sad to hear you have gone to heaven where i am sure you will be singing in the angels choir. I will remember working with you side by side at Royal Oaks you were always fun to be around. I know how family oriented you are and i will never forget how happy you were when you met Harold whom we all just called "Ray" when ever you spoke of him or your family your smile could light up a room. I feel bad because as I was scrolling facebook the other day I saw your page and thought I wonder how she is doing I should drop her a message, I wish I had. RIP you will be missed by many.
Kim Slaven
Jan 05, 2019
Lori, I cannot express enough how sorry I am for your loss. I loved the closeness you two shared. Her light will shine brightly forever through you. You are loved my dear friend. Hold on to those precious memories to get through this very difficult time. Know that God is with you and of course so am I. ♡
Harold Francis Ray
Jan 05, 2019
There was never a Women more full of life than you . Dianna you love to dance and sing . You love'd being with your grand-kids And spoiling Max . And Rosie whenever you could . Your son's [ Jeffrey and Joseph ] You always so proud of . They have honored your memory. And have done the thing's that you would want them to .You left us, without warning .Whit all the I love yous yet unsaid. I and we will all miss you my Angel Dianna .
Delores ray
Jan 05, 2019
Sarah Scofield
Jan 05, 2019
I know you meant a lot to your family. You are now reunited with your mom and dad. Keep watch over your family and keep them safe.
Diana we grew up together work together had fun together rip my friend love you
Jan 05, 2019
Becky faris
Jan 04, 2019
Dianna we had a lot of fun when you was younger. You will be missed my sweet Tink. Love u always
Lori Ann Swain
Jan 04, 2019
Dianna , my heart is breaking ! I am in shock over ur passing . Sis I love u and already am feeling the emptiness in my heart ! I've dialed ur number just to realize I can't reach u or hear ur voice . I know ur proud of ur boys ( Jeffrey and Joseph ) sis u raised two wonderful young men ! Your boys have honored ur memory with the up most respect .... I Love you and miss u sis ! Your baby sister Lori Ann ....