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Diane Ruby (Pickle) Smith

March 8, 1958 — December 21, 2017

Diane Ruby Smith of Richmond, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior, December 21, 2017 in Richmond, Texas surrounded by her loving family. Diane was born March 8, 1958 in Los Angeles, California to James and Ruby Pickle. Diane was 59 years, 9 months and 13 days old. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church in Rosenberg, Texas.

Diane loved crafting and was an avid quilter. She was blessed to be the caregiver of her parents. She loved time spent with family and friends. She looked forward to seeing her grandchildren and making memories with them.

Diane leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving daughter, Lacy Annette (Smith) Scantling and husband Phillip of Waldron, Arkansas, and one brother, Donald Wade Pickle and wife Fern of Richmond, Texas. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: Dakota Faith Scantling and Caleb Paul Scantling of Waldron, Arkansas as well as one sister in law, Joanne Valkar of Huntington Beach, California. Diane will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruby Pickle and one brother, James Edward Valkar.

Diane's life celebration will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Temple Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Phillip Scantling officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Booth, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Diane's pallbearers will be Mark Smith, Myron Smith, Dean Smith, Cody Langhart, Joseph Hutchins, and Scott Whittaker. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Lamb, Caleb Scantling, Bernie Pickle and Kenneth Pickle.

Diane's visitation will be Friday, December 29, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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