Diana Elaine Massey Estes

Posted at 9:26 AM on Sep 30, 2018


Diana Elaine Massey Estes, 71, of Statesville, passed away Friday, September 28, 2018, at the Gordon Hospice House. She was born on November 2, 1946, in Iredell County to the late Ella Mae Little.

Diana attended Iredell County Schools and was married to Donnie Estes, who preceded her in death on June 2, 2012. She had been self-employed as an assembler.

Left to cherish her memory are three daughters, Lisa Williams (Robert), Deborah Hill (Tim) and Crystal Estes (Luther); son, DJ Estes (Tracey); six grandchildren, Justin Hill (Tosha), Dean Hill (Karen), Aaron Estes (Beth), AJ Estes, Airel Johnson (Justin) and Lora Estes (Kyle); and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel with Ernest Bruce officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be DJ Estes, Justin Hill, Dean Hill, Aaron Estes, AJ Estes, Junior Estes, Kyle Crill, and Tim Wheeler. The family will visit with friends at the funeral home prior to the service from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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