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Diane Woolfolk

January 18, 1945 — October 5, 2020

Diane Woolfolk

Diane Freddie Mae Woolfolk passed away at Rush Medical Center Chicago, Illinois on October 5, 2020 at the age of seventy five.

Diane is preceded in death by her Mother Rosalie Deleveaux, Father Cozy Woolfolk, and Brother Otis Hawkins.

Diane is survived by her son, Darius (Carol) Woolfolk, 3 grand children (Joshua Woolfolk, Anngela Hanks, Steven Hanks) and one great grand child (Amu Hanks).She leaves 11 Sisters: Bobby Randolph, Phyllis Hawkins, Tina Faine, Tommijuana Hersey Howard, Marilyn Pritre, Linda Hooks, Gloria Wright, Shirley Lowe, Cozetta Lee, Gwen Bealer, Lasonya Lewis.Four Brothers: William Nelson, Charles Brown, Paul Woolfolk, Michael Woolfolk.Diane also leaves behind a host of nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces.

Diane was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on Janurary 18, 1945.Her family moved to Benton Harbor Michigan when she was 8 yrs old.Diane gave her life to Christ and joined 2nd Baptist Church of Benton Harbor Michigan to start her Christian experience.She graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1963, from there earned a degree in Secretarial Sciences from Lake Michigan College.She used her degree to get a job with Whirlpool an entry secretary.She later moved to Chicago, Illinois where she worked for the University of Chicago as a Executive Secretary/Office Manager, and lastly at the University of Illinois @ Circle Campus were she retired from.

Diane was known for being everyone's "Mother" always offering loving advice.

Diane enjoyed bowling, tennis, relaxing at the beach, good singing, reading and volunteering at her church (Living Creek Christian Church in Monee, Illinois), and family and friends.

Diane is going to be missed by all that have known her, we know that she has journeyed on to a better place, a heavenly place.We are assured that we will see her again welcoming us with loving arms.

We Love You, Your Family

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Monday, October 19, 2020

11:00am - 1:00 pm

Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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