Dianne "Diny" Rae, age 63, of Adrian, MI, passed away, August 27, 2020, at home with her family. She was born September 10, 1956, in Harrison Twp., MI, the daughter of Lawrence & Bonnie Ford. Diny is survived by her children, Loraine (Dave) Holyfield, Lawrence James Smith, Elizabeth Marie (Joey) Martinez, Rachel Elizabeth Owens, Christopher Robert Owens, Chastity (Edward) Charameda and Melinda Barrett; her grandchildren, Amaiah, Raymond, Bailey, Peta, Madison, Chelsea, Erin, Kayla, Brice and Alantis; great grandchildren, Isabel and MJ; her siblings, Lawrence Sheldon (Janet) Ford III, James Marion Ford, Harold Bradley (Linda) Ford, Shelley Marie (Robert) Norman, Cynthia Sue Thompson, Lisa Sherri (Rick) Lofgren, Lynnette Stephanie (Scott) Pifer and Lori Suzanne (Lewis) Ashton; and numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence & Bonnie Ford, one brother in infancy, Lawrence Ford II and her husband, Mario. Viewing & Visitation will be on Saturday, September 5, 2020, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. A Graveside Service will follow at Green's Lakeside Cemetery with Rev. Robert Norman officiating. A repast following the burial will be at 2549 Martin Drive, Adrian, MI 49221. www.PurseFuneralHome.com
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