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Diane L. Charley

April 4, 1954 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 67)

Obituary

Diane Charley departed this life November 8, 2021. Family will receive friends Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. (75 maximum) at White's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. Service will be livestreamed.

 Diane Louise Charley, born in Mobile, Alabama, and longtime resident of Ohio, was called home age 67 surrounded by her family on Monday, November 8, 2021.

Diane was born April 4, 1954 – the daughter of Cleo and Ethel (Harris) Charley.  She graduated from Fairhope High School and attended both Faulkner State University (Bay Minette, AL) and DeVry Universities before embarking on a life-long career helping others, including as a seamstress at Vanity Fair (Foley, AL) and waitress at the Beach (Daphne, AL).  Diane enjoyed hosting and cooking for her family and friends, trying her luck at the slot machines, solitaire and spending time with her loved ones in Alabama.  

Ms. Charley was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Conrad Charley, Cleo Charley, Jr., sister Carolyn Muhammad, nieces Sheena Charley-Hickerson and LaTonya Craig-Harvey.

Ms. Charley is survived by her husband Leafor Goode; She leaves her children to continue to honor her legacy: John Charley, Jermaine Carr, Diana Charley, Dion Charley, and Danielle Charley;  grandchildren Shalia Aaron, Jasmine Charley, Tyrin and Trevin Ellis, Jaryon and Jay’ree Carr,  Jermaine Carr, Jr., Sincere Goode, Camden Porter and several great grandchildren.  In addition, Diane is survived in loving memory by her sisters Marie White, Dorothy Collins, Minimah El-Amin, Charlotte Hicks, Amanda Yarbrough, Linda Craig, Norma Bynum, her brother, Claude Charley, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Our sincere appreciation for Hospice of Central Ohio for their care and comfort.  Special thanks to Amanda Yarbrough for her commitment and dedication to her sister until the end.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

11:00 AM
White's Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel
867 S. James Road
Columbus, OH 43227
 

Video is available for this event



Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

Eastlawn Cemetery
1340 Woodland Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219

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