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Dianna Lynn (DeShong) Landers

Dianna Lynn (DeShong) Landers, 70, passed from this life in Altus on Monday, March 12, 2018, after a short illness.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel in Altus, with Pastor Ricky Crouch officiating.  

Interment will follow at Blair Cemetery.

Diane was born at her grandparents' home in Blair, on July 5, 1947, to Bobby Jack and Kathleen DeShong. A graduate of Blair High School, Diane was married on July 28, 1966, to James Nelson Landers in a ceremony at her parents' home in Blair. The couple made their home southwest of Altus for many years. To this union, two girls were born: Tanya Michelle (Landers) Croft and Amy Nicole (Landers) Holt. Diane was a cosmetologist until her retirement in 2013.

Diane enjoyed spending time with her children and most of all her grandchildren. Diane was lovingly nicknamed "Gladys" by her husband and daughters. She also loved spending time with her beloved dog, Bella. Diane was known for her creativity and loved to decorate homes as well as drawing and painting.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents; father-in-law, E.M. Landers; her loving sister, Suzi Campbell; and brother-in-law, Dale Landers.

She is survived by her husband, James Landers of Altus; two daughters: Tanya Croft and husband Kevin of Altus, and  Amy Holt and husband Barry of Altus; five grandchildren: Dylan Holt and Shawna Williamson of Edmond, Lance Holt and Bayli Harvick of Edmond, Lane Holt of Edmond, Kyli Croft and Shane Reaser of Altus, and Konner Croft and Alyssa Ornelas of Altus; two great-grandchildren: Karrigen Reaser of Altus, and Olan Holt of Edmond; mother-in-law, Odessia Landers of Altus; sister, Shannon Aldrich of Wichita Falls, Texas; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Glenda and Ricky Crouch of Eldorado; brother-in law and sister-in-law, Pat and Janie Campbell of Blair, sister-in-law, Diane Raley Landers of Altus; as well as numerous nephews, nieces, other family and friends.

The family will greet friends at visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at the funeral home in Altus.

The funeral home will provide a live webcast of the service beginning at 9:58 a.m. Wednesday. Go to and click on Diane Landers, then go to the blue tab that says "watch webcast."

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