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Diana Prater Evans, Jan. 11, 2024


Dianna Prater Evans, 72, of the Flat Creek community died January 11, 2024. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 14, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Sorrells officiating. Burial followed at Rosebank Cemetery. Visitation was at 12:00 P.M.
She was born September 17, 1951 in Monroe, Michigan and was a retired employee of Jack Daniels Distillery where she was the First Fully Certified Female Fire Fighter of the Jack Daniels Fire Brigade.
Dianna never met a stranger. She was a kind, down to earth lady who loved her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Bertha Bates Prater; her husband, Jimmy D. Evans and sisters, Patricia Matlock and Deborah Prater.
Dianna is survived by her children, Jody (Erin) Hensley of Murfreesboro, Sheila Hensley of Manchester, Gregory Evans of Grandview, TN., Adam (Alex) Evans of Spring City, TN., Cheyenne (Billy) Eldridge of Shelbyville; brothers and sisters, Tony (Capri) Prater,
Carrie Phelps, Milford (Kathy) Prater of Shelbyville, Peggy (Dean) Hanger of Winchester; nine grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
The Family would like to thank her wonderful friends and caregivers, Tammy Cooke and Isabel "Blue" Hinojosa.