Ms. Diana Renee Reaves, age 35, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at her home in Lanett, Alabama.
Diana was born in Opelika, Alabama on September 13, 1986, to Randy and Tammy Reaves.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Frances Stephens, and Calvin and Clara Reaves.
She was a graduate of Valley High School Class of 2005. Upon graduating high school, Diana earned her bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. She was later accepted to the University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus where she earned a master's degree in poetry.
Diana is survived by her parents, Randy and Tammy Reaves, sister, Tamra (Daniel) Sriver and their children, Gracie Mae and Raleigh Beckett Sriver, brother, Stephen (Katie) Reaves, Aunt, Sheree (Craig) Bailey, Lindsey(Brandon) Threadgill and their children, Emmie Lynn and Lila Marie Threadgill, Christoper Bailey, Aunt, Shirley (Johnny) Adkins and their family Tiffany (Milton) Edwards, Brandon (Jennifer) Adkins, Uncle, Ronald (Denise) Reaves and their family Anslee, Alyssa, and Blake, Uncle, Bobby (Susan) Reaves and their family, Lamar (Susie) Reaves and their family; and her loyal four-legged companion, Ellie “Bean Bean” Reaves.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at 2:00P.M. EDT at the Shawmut Nazarene Church with The Reverends Tim Campbell and Bonnye Campbell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Diana’s memory can be made to Neverthirst (neverthirstwater.org) whose initiative is to help bring clean and living water to unreached women or to the UAB Kirklin Clinic ENT Cancer Clinic. Donate here: Kirklin Clinic/specifically for ENT treatment of cancer https://go.uab.edu/ENTCancer to be used specifically for the treatment, research, and advancement of ENT cancer.
Please use her Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a kind message for her family, share a memory of Diana, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.