In Loving Memory

Dianne Mills York, d. July 30, 2015



In Loving Memory

August 24, 1942 – July 30, 2015

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Dianne Mills York, was born in Memphis, Tennessee on August 24, 1942. Her family moved to Jackson, Mississippi shortly thereafter and she was raised by her grandparents in Jackson, Tennessee until her teenage years. Diane moved to Mobile, Alabama as a young teen and graduated from Theodore High School Class of 1960. She loved playing tennis and golf and was a ballroom dancer. She is preceded in death by first husband until his death in 1996, James Henry Mills (Rusty), III; father, Edgar Wilkens; Mother, Delores Ferguson; son, Timothy Mills.

Current husband, David Alan York; children of James and Dianne Mills, Kristie Deane and Amanda Mills; stepson, Kenneth York; grandchildren, Sarah Pierce, Emily Pierce, Leonardo (Leo) Deane, Lauren Deane, Maxwell Mills, Cora York and Ada York.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00pm on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Coastal Church, 11101 County Road 64, Daphne, AL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to your favorite cancer research facility.  Expressions of condolence may be offered at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.


  1. Mary Claxton Webster

    My condolences to Diane’s family. Love & prayers.

  2. Edith Hutchinson

    No more pain, no more tears!

  3. Edith Hutchinson

    No more pain,worry or tears. ?a crown for you to give our King Jesus?Hallelujah!

  4. William R. Rhodes

    My sincere condolences to Diane’s family and those who will miss her. a classmate

  5. SAbre A, HIcks

    Rest in Peace Sweet Dianne,we will all miss you very much

  6. Liz Reynolds R.D.H.

    Diane and I became friends when she and her sweet mother were patients of mine at Dr Bailey’s dental office. She and I both loved tennis and knew each other on the courts as well. So sorry to hear of her death. She was a sweet and caring person.

  7. Tom Gerhart

    Condolences to Diane’s family and friends.

  8. Betty Watford Holsen

    My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Diane….a classmate

  9. Sonny Steiner

    A fond recollection at this tearful time to a wonderful high school classmate. God’s care for the family and close friends.

  10. Caroline Bunch Freeman

    Deeply saddened to learn of Dianne’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you Kristie, Mandy and family. Dianne and I were best friends in high school and many years following. So many fond memories of my sweet, courageous and fun friend. Praying for grace, strength and faith for your family.

  11. Anita Ryan

    So sorry to hear of Dianne’s passing. We shared many joyful times dancing which we both loved. My thoughts and prayers ware with all of you Kristie, Mandy and David and all her loved ones!

  12. Kerrie Cochran

    We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Dianne’s passing. She was so very kind and I have so many fond memories of her. We are sending many prayers for your comfort and peace. Much love to Kristie and Mandy! Hugs!


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