Diane A. Flory, 79

Diane Alta Flory, age 79, of Pioneer, Ohio, passed on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at home surrounded by her family after a long illness.  Diane worked at Custom Fit and Manta Ray for many years.  She enjoyed riding horses and was a member of the Hillsdale County Mounted Posse.  She also enjoyed camping, gardening, sewing and woodworking.

Diane was born on April 17, 1944, in Hillsdale, Michigan, the daughter of John and Myrna B. (Osmun) Ash. She married Kerry L. Flory on June 7, 1993 in Bryan and he survives.

Diane is also survived by her daughters, Cynthia (Horr) Henderson, of Montpelier, Tuesday (Horr) and husband, Ted Brown, of Hillsdale, Dawn Horr, of Pioneer and Jon (Horr) and husband Jack McLain, of Hillsdale; stepchildren, Amy Flory, of Bryan and Michael Flory, of Zebulon, North Carolina; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and sisters, Janet (Ron) Green, of Fremont and Vivian (Bill) Knapp, of Melbern, Ohio.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John Ash and Myrna Ball; in-laws, Jeanne and Joseph Flory; stepson, Jeff Flory; brother, Russell Ash and sister, Jean Rink.

A gathering to celebrate Diane’s life will be held at a later date at Eastland Baptist Church in Bryan.  Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan has been entrusted with Diane’s services.  She will be laid to rest at Frontier Cemetery, Hillsdale, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

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