Dianna Fay Sessums, 64, of Beech Grove, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018. She was born September 11, 1954, in Clay County, to Louis and Ella Lee Nicley. Dianna was a homemaker and of Baptist faith. She was happily married to Donald Ray Sessums since December of 1972.
Dianna was preceded in death by her parents; half brother, Richard Nunely; and stepbrothers, V. W. Nicley and Wilbert Nicley.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Ray Sessums of Beech Grove; son and daughter in law, Brian and Ashley Sessums of Beech Grove; daughter and son in law, Whitney Dawn and Brian Gardner of Marmaduke; five grandchildren, Blake and Kaley Sessums, Oran, Ella Ray, and Ross Gardner; brother, John L. Nicley; and sisters, Jocleta Smith of Paragould, Onetta Woods of Michigan, and Sue Wyss of Corning.
The family will receive friends on Monday, December 10, from 5:00 p.m. until service time at Phillips Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Center Hill Chapel of Phillips Funeral Home with Heath Vines officiating.