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1963 Diane 2022

Diane Marie (Stephenson) Merrill

June 6, 1963 — February 6, 2022

Mrs. Diane Marie (Stephenson) Merrill, age 58, of Temple passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022. She was born in Auburn, New York on Thursday, June 6, 1963. Mrs. Merrill is preceded in death by her son, Stephen Holbert; her mother, Mary Ann Stephenson; her father, Charles Yapale; her step-father, Peter Daghita; three sisters, Connie Murray, Michelle Stephenson and Sherry Stephenson; one grandchild, Adara Lozier and by her maternal grandmother, Beatrice Stephenson.

Survivors include her husband, Mike Merrill of Temple; three daughters, Stephanie Holbert of New York, Serina Craig of New York, and Kara Greene of Florida; three sisters, Rosemary Stephenson of New York, Kimberly Stephenson of New York and Christina Lamphier of Florida; two brothers-in-law, Shawn Murray of Florida and Daniel Reynolds of New York; nine grandchildren, Jasmine, Shiann, Tysin, Ambree, Elliott, Memphis, Connie, Vivian, Dakota and many nieces, nephews and her pets, lovingly known as her “critters”.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 13, 2022 from 1P.M. until 4P.M.

In accordance with Mrs. Merrill’s wishes, she will be cremated following the visitation.

In remembrance of Mrs. Merrill’s love for animals, donations can be made to ASPCA at aspca.org in Diane Merrill’s Memory.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online Tribute Wall at www.croftfuneralhome.com

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service

421 Sage Street, Temple, GA 30179

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Cremation Following Visitation

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service

421 Sage Street, Temple, GA 30179

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