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In Memory

Diana Dawson (Tansel)

Diana S. (Dawson) Tansel

November 16, 1945 - March 19, 2014

Diana S. (Dawson) Tansel, 68, Centerton, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers in Indianapolis.

She was born on Friday, November 16, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the late Herschelle Dawson and Lois M. (Morris) Dawson.

Diana was a 1964 graduate of Martinsville High School. She was a homemaker and attended the Mt. Olive United Methodist Church. She was a member of the O.E.S. and enjoyed playing bridge and euchre.

Survivors are her husband, Robert D. Tansel, whom she married on June 5, 1964; daughters, Deanna (Tansel) Ferguson of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Teresa (Tansel) Ard of Martinsville; siblings, Gary Dawson and Joan Smith; grandchildren, Erik Ferguson, Jessica Shadwell, Bridgette Weible and Branden Doss; great grandchildren; Raelin, Jada Paige and Zoey “ZoZo”.

Diana was also preceded in death by her son, Robert “Bobby” Tansel, Jr.; her father’s wife, Lois E. Dawson; siblings, Donald Dawson, Sr. and Jeannette Reeves.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Costin Funeral Chapel Rev. Jeannine Burge officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service starting at 1:00 p.m.