Dianne Douglas

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Dianne Davies Douglas, 74, of Dayton, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, TX.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with memorial services at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel in Dayton, TX.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, at the Harry McNeely and Son Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at the Davies Cemetery in Ponchatoula, LA. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the Harry McNeely and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Ponchatoula, LA.

Dianne was born January 7, 1939 in Ponchatoula, LA, to parents; Benjamin G. and Elmease Ott Davies, a former resident of Clear Lake, TX, and has resided in Dayton, TX for the past five years. She was a graduate of the Ponchatoula High School class of 1957, had attended South Eastern University, member of the Kenefick Southern Baptist Church, a retired cashier from Wal-Mart, and a former employee of IBM. She also enjoyed reading, cross stitch, and crocheting.

Mrs. Douglas was preceded in death by her father: Benjamin G. Davies, father of her children: Billie J. Graves, son: Billy J. Graves, and brother: John L. Davies. She is survived by her husband of five years: H. B. "Bud" Douglas of Dayton, TX, sons: Steven G. Graves and wife Sharron of Clear Lake, TX and Christopher A. Graves of Clear Lake, TX, stepdaughters: Rita Tolleson and husband Robin of Mt. Belvieu, TX, Jonell Hinton of Ponchatoula, LA, and Regina Bazile and husband Mervin of Ponchatoula, LA, mother: Elmease Ott Davies of Ponchatoula, LA. Brothers: Michael Davies of Anamosa, IA and Benjamin Davies of Bluffton, SC, sister: Lisa Aucoin of Crown Point, LA, 15 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Published on yourbayareanews.com from Apr. 21 to May 4, 2013