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Diana (Howell) Mershon

December 3, 1949 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Diana Mershon Obituary

Diana Howell Mershon, 74

PORTSMOUTH – Diana Howell Mershon, 74, of Portsmouth, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023, at SOMC Hospice. She was born December 3, 1949, in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Silas and “Betty” Rebecca Jane (Dale) Howell.

Diana loved her precious plants, dogs, and dancing. She especially loved her family and cooking with them.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, Ronnie, Henry, Ralph, Silas “Red”, Andy, Bill, and Steve Howell, and sisters, Peggy Howell, Evelene Massie, Linda K. Howell, and Samantha Hall, along with her late husband, Lawrence Buford Mershon, Sr.

Diana is survived by her children, daughter Robin Mershon (the late Mike Hirsch), sons Bumper (Amber) Mershon, and Anthony Mershon; her siblings, Kenny (Angie) Howell, and Jimmy Howell, Jeannie (Scott) Bailey, Lorie Trollan (the late Jerry Trollan), Patty (Don) Luke, Sue (Skip) Choate, and Missy Sparks (the late Tony Sparks); her grandchildren, Sheana Mershon, Hagean Mershon, Leon Rigsby, Latosha Rigsby, Alexis Tackett, John Jones, Andrew Jones, Nathan (Shaina) Basham, and Trenten Bond; her great-grandchildren, Landon Rigsby, and Jaycen Rigsby; and several nieces and nephews. The family would also like to thank her loving caregiver, Lyndsey Moritz.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday, December 8, 2023 at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday starting at 11:00 AM. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.

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December 8, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

Funeral Service
December 8, 2023

1:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663


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