|DIANNA LYNN McDOLE MOODY|
Age 47, of Mobile, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence Saturday evening, January 31, 2009, due to numerous health issues following two valiant battles with breast cancer.
"Dianne" was born in East Liverpool, OH, on May 10, 1961 to Lillian Geneieve Baker and the late Donald Edward McDole. She moved to the Mobile area from Ohio with her family in the mid-1970s where she attended Theodore High School. In 1976 she met the love of her life and later married William Moody on December 22, 1978.
Dianne was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, loved to play BINGO, work word puzzles and Sudoku, music, Mardi Gras, her three pet dachshunds, her many friends, and above all dedicated every moment of her life to her husband, sons and grand-daughters. She was always at William's side supporting him during his careers in professional wrestling and funeral service.
Dianne was preceded in death by her father Donald E. McDole, and grandson Troy Mitchell Moody. She is survived by her husband of 30-years, William A. Moody, of Mobile. Two sons, Michael T. Moody and his wife Beth, also of Mobile; and Daniel J. Moody and his wife Jami, of Milton, FL. The twinkles in her eyes, her two grand-daughters, Grace Elizabeth Moody, and Danielle Marie Moody. Her Precious Mother, Lillian "Lovie" Baker and her husband Carl, of East Liverpool, OH. Five sisters, Brenda Van Dyke (Jim) also of East Liverpool; Sandra Green (Jerry) of Wellsville, OH; Laura Trimble (Bruce) also of Wellsville; Beverly Ratliff (John) of Riceville, TN; and Anita Vincent (David) of East Liverpool. Five brothers, Donald McDole of East Liverpool, OH; David McDole (Toni), Irondale, OH; Ralph McDole (Regina), Irondale, OH; Jessie Lloyd McDole (Brenda) of Clover, SC; and Jessie Floyd McDole, of Madison, WI. Special mother and father-in-law, Harry and Clarice Moody, of Mobile; Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was con-celebrated at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, in Tillmans Corner, Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 10:00 am, with Rev. M. Den Irwin, Pastor, officiating as senior celebrant. Interment followed in Serenity Memorial Gardens, Theodore, AL. The family received friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday evening, February 4, 2009, from 5 until 8 pm, with a prayer vigil at 7 pm.
This was Dianna's obituary that was published in the local newspapers. My friends... On behalf of myself and my family, I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all of the thoughts, prayers, emails, flowers, and so much more, during the most trying days of my life. Be Blessed. ~Percy