Obituaries published in the Friday, June 14, 2002, edition of The Messenger.

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 14, 2002

Mrs. S. Diane Middleton

Services for Mrs. S. Diane Middleton, 49, of 38 Matt Road in Clio who died Wednesday June 12, 2002 at 5:40 a.m. in her home from cancer will be at 7 p.m. Friday June 14, 2002 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Rev. Clifford Mathews officiating.

After the service, Mrs. Middleton will be cremated with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

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Visitation will be Friday June 14, 2002 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

She was born on April 3, 1953 in Plant City, Florida to the late Clara M. Fowler-Sloan and the late William L.

Sloan. Mrs. Middleton had served several careers in her lifetime. She worked many years as a home health nurse, a substitute teacher and a small business owner. She felt her most important job was being a mother to her four children. Mrs. Middleton had several interests that were important to her in life. They were her family, gardening and her poetry. She was a wonderful writer.

Mrs. Middleton was a former resident of 106 First St of Troy and of Rural

Route 6

Box 125-T in the Ebenezer Community. She was a member of First Baptist Church and The Word of Life Church.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Bobby Ray Middleton of Clio; her beloved daughters, Tammy Diane Sisneros of Troy, Tania Michelle Green of the Ebenezer Community, Trisha Dawn Griffin of Omaha, Nebraska and Tara Lee Bevelheimer of Troy; grandchildren, Tamara Renee McLendon, Payton Leigh Green, Lauren Ryann Green, Jonathan Green, Kellen Green, Justin Keith Griffin and Daria Nicole Griffin; sisters, Luvenia Johnson of Newberry Springs, California, Ollie M. Ramsey of Baxley of Georgia, Yvonne Morrison of Auburndale, Florida and Patricia D. Molnar of Branford, Florida; brothers, Walter E. Sloan of Polk City, Florida, Larry A Sloan of Zepher Hills, Florida, Ronnie L. Sloan, Dover, Fl., and numerous

nieces and nephews.

The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army of Troy.