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Diana Lynn (Grimes) McAllister

June 14, 1956 ~ August 1, 2019 (age 63)

Diana Lynn McAllister, 63, of Gulfport, died at 3:52 AM Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

Born June 14, 1956, in Burlington,she was the daughter of Henry and Colleen Clark Grimes. On August 1, 1977, she married Thomas Roger McAllister in Burlington. 

She worked at Lamont, Ltd., as a caregiver at Rosebush Gardens, Washington Heights and Hope Haven Area Development Center.

She was a member of Foursquare Gospel Church in Burlington. Diana enjoyed cross-stitching, doing jigsaw puzzles and was a big collector of Wizard of Oz memorabilia. She loved her pet cats. She was a very caring and giving person.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas of Gulfport; son, Joshua Wayne (Eva) McAllister of Mt. Pleasant; daughter, Shawn Marie (Eric) McAllister of Burlington; two grandchildren: Adrian McAllister of Burlington and Marcus McAllister of Mt. Pleasant; three step grandchildren; Austin, Kaitlyn and Kylee; one sister, Ruth (Jim) Christofferson of Gulfport; two brothers, Robert (Tammy) Grimes of Columbus, OH, and Richard Grimes of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Prugh's Chapel Downtown. 

The funeral service for Diana will be 10:00 AM Monday, August 5, 2019, at Prugh's Chapel Downtown with Pastor Sam Fratt officiating. Burial will be in Carman Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held at Foursquare Gospel Church following the service.

A memorial has been established in her name. 

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