Dianne Marie Cooper, age 71, of Mansura

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Funeral services for Dianne Marie Cooper of Mansura will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 beginning at 11am at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 beginning at 9am until 11am at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura. Burial will be held at the St. Paul Cemetery in Mansura. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home.

Dianne Cooper, age 71, passed away at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Dianne was born on May 9, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA to the late Edward Lee Nicholas and Phyllis Ann Williams. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Billy Ray Cooper, where she moved to Louisiana in 1996. Throughout her time in Louisiana, she worked for Avoyelles Sheriff's Office where she earned the title of Sergeant for so many years. Diane was preceded in death by her father, Edward Nichols; sister, Elaine Davis, and husband, Billy Ray Cooper.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Phyllis Williams; sons, Anthony Lee Brown & Brian Lemont Brown; and sister, Susan Lee Hall all of California; brothers, Michael Nichols & Jeffery Williams; three sister-in-laws, four brother-in-laws, and seven grandchildren: Amber Brown, Ebony Brown, Titanna Cole Brown, Avianna Brown, Kianna Brown, Bernard Brown, & Brian McKnight, Jr. all of California; three special friends, Demple Prater, Anitra Prater, & Ola Zone.