The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 7, 2016 at New St. Paul Baptist Church, Packing House Road, Americus, Georgia. Reverend Walker, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Eastview Cemetery.
Dianne was born on June 16, 1963 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Deloris Chambliss and Charles Copper. She was preceded in death by her aunt, Mattie Pearl Clark, and uncle, James Authur Chamliss. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County where she completed the eleventh grade at South East High School. She was a Cook at Chevron Food Mart on U.S. 19 Americus, Georgia. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior and join the band of Christian Believers at New Saint Paul Baptist Church in Americus, Georgia. She was joined in holy matrimony to Gene Myers Sr. and to this union four children were born .
She is survived by her husband Gene Myers, Sr., Americus, Georgia; four children, LaKeshia Myers, Gene Myers Jr. (Tiffany), Braxton Cooper(Tiffany Hoggs), and Gregory Myers, all of Americus, Georgia; ten grandchildren, Lakera Myers, Zy Keria Myers, Trikel David, Geneyah Myers, Constance Wooden, Joshua Myers, Shamiyah Cooper, Heavenly Cooper, Neveah Cooper, Generih Myers; parents, Deloris Chambliss and Charles Copper, both of Americus, Georgia; five siblings, Charles Cooper (Rosa), Alma Jean Cooper, Jacqueline Hall, Sharon Denise Cooper, Lisa Michelle Cooper; stepsisters and stepbrothers, Sammy Mable, Sr., Johnny Waters, Jr., Mary Williams (Gregory), Claude Waters, Sr. (Geneva), Eddie Waters, Sr. (Christina), and Deborah Waters; aunts and uncles, Ora Williams (Otis), Mary Clark, Evelyn Floyd, Authur Clark (Margret), Ann Cooper Pizarro, Evelyn Terry (Randy), Mabel Williams, Doris C. Hightower (James), Oradean Cooper, James Cooper, Alonza Cooper (Helen), Albert Cooper (Josephine), and Vivian Cooper Bridges; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including Ernest Cooper, a devoted friend of over 25 years.