of Jonesboro, AR
June 4, 1950 - February 2, 2021
Dianna Kay Thetford, 70, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her home. She was born June 4, 1950 in Flint, MI to C.R. and Helen (Midget) Parker. She was raised by her grandparents, Lois and Ida Broadaway. Dianna was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ. She loved tending to her flowers, and spending time with her family, especially her great-grandsons.Dianna was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents; two brothers, Rick Parker and Robbie Parker; and a sister, Landra Parker.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Dianna include her husband of 52 years, Harold Ray Thetford; two daughters, Kimberly (Jayson) Bryant of Lebanon, TN and Nicole (Tony) Manley of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Kyle (Savannah) McDole, Kaitlyn (Seth) Gilbert, Madison (Trevor) Kelley and Abby Manley; great-grandchildren, Kamden McDole and Kade Gilbert; sisters, Connie (Ernie Smith) Holladay, Karyn (Phil) Tackett and Sandra (David) Haley; adopted sister, Linda Honeycutt.Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro with Ezra Thetford and Bill Willard officiating. Burial will follow at Redd Cemetery in Cash.Visitation will begin at 12 pm (Noon) until time of service.Jayson Bryant, Tony Manley, Kyle McDole, Kamden McDole, Seth Gilbert, Lowell Tanksley, Trevor Kelley and Barry Priest will serve as pallbearers. Zack King, Mann Priest, Dannie Hooker and Linda Honeycutt will serve as honorary pallbearers.In lieu of flowers, please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Ladd Scriber and Dr. Scott Dickson for taking such good care of Dianna.Per CDC guidelines, masks are required to be worn in the building and social distancing is to be observed.
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Spent many hours of my youth with Diana. She never failed to make me laugh . you will be missed.
I am so deeply saddened by your loss. Dianne is one of those rare sweet people whom everyone loves. She will be missed.May God keep her close until we are all united once more in His arms. Love Lorraine
Harold and family,I'm so very sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry for the lost of you loved one. I remember her as a great neighbor and friend, When i lived in Cash. Dianna be well now in Heaven, we will see you soon.
Harold, Kim, Nicole and familyI was saddened when I heard Diane passed. I know your hearts are hurting. Diane had a good full life she had a husband and family that loved and worshipped her she was very loved and spoiled because that's what we do when we love. I pray for peace and comfort and I absolutely love and agree with our cousin Jerry Johnson the best place to be is resting in God's arms. Love you all
Harold Thetford Family,I’m sorry to hear about Kay’s passing, she was sweet and loving lady and a wonderful cousin. Thoughts and prayers for you and your Family. Love always, Pam (Cox) Hill
Dear Harold and family, We are so saddened to hear about the passing of Dianna.She was such a sweet person with a loving heart and always had a smile. She will be truly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss she is a special person to me!Prayers for all!
So sorry for your loss. She was one of the finest women I've ever known. Always a smile for everyone. May God bless and bring you peace during this time.
Dear Harold and Family, My sincerest condolences to you all. It has been a great privilege to know Dianna over the past several years. She has always impressed me with her grace and kind disposition, no matter what the circumstances. I know that she will be greatly missed by so many, and I will certainly be one of them. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Scott Dickson
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends. May God comfort you in this time of mourning and beyond.
Harold: I am so sorry to hear about the passing if Dianna. My heart goes out to you and all your family. Debbie
Harold, Kim, Nicole and Family, I am sorry to learn of Dianna's passing. She was such a great lady. I have many happy memories of her and I will always remember her with a smile. She was so proud of her family and loved you all so much.
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.Sincerely,Robin and Leeann Castleberry & Family
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending peace and comfort to your family.
It was a great privilege to grow up with Dianna and Harold. Rest well in Gods arms Dianna.
Harold, Kim & family, so sorry for the loss of your wife/mom. Prayers for you during this difficult time.
Harold and family: so sorry for the loss of your loved one. We know you will miss her dearly but she will always live in your hearts and you will be reunited one day. Prayers