Diana Lee Breedlove


Diana Lee Breedlove, 70 of Lebanon, went to her home in Heaven on Monday, December 17, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born in Lebanon on July 5, 1948 to the late Richard Harboldt and Janet (Williams) Baer.  On August 17, 1963 she married Kenneth Breedlove. He preceded her in death.

Upon graduating high school Diana began her working career. Over the years she worked for R & R New Kirk, Kmart, she was an Avon Rep and then delivered newspapers for the Lebanon Reporter for 14 years. Diana was a member of Hope Community Church of Lebanon, and Gospel Tabernacle. She enjoyed gardening, feeding her birds, sewing, working with flowers, her family and her pets.  She was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish Diana’s memory are; her significant other of over 16 years, Garry Dale, Lebanon, IN children, Christine Breedlove-Sizemore, Carmel, IN, Rick (Anita) Breedlove, Jamestown, IN, Angie (Mike) Ranney, Lebanon, IN, Miranda Dale, Brownsburg, IN, Martin (Amber) Dale, Anderson, IN, Colette (Brent) Peters, Lebanon, IN, twenty-two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers, Larry (Grace) Baer, Lebanon, IN, and Mike (Julie) Baer, Cullman, AL, three nieces and one nephew, special sister, Bonnie (Bill) Pumpfrey, Lebanon, IN.

Diana was preceded in death by; her parents, husband, Kenneth Breedlove and daughter, Traci McCracken.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Hope Community Church of Lebanon, 665 W. 375 N., Lebanon, IN 46052 with Pastor Billy Watts and Pastor Bob Trafford officiating.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Friends are invited to visit with the family at the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM prior to the service.

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13 thoughts on “Diana Lee Breedlove

  • Liz Bensinger

    Angie, I’m deeply saddened by your loss. Sending hugs to you and all your family. These are difficult times. What helped me through the mourning, was to remember all the fun times and celebrate life. Bless you all.

  • Darlene Brannon

    I am so sad to hear this news. I loved and admired her. My sincere prayers are for her dear family. Mike and Angie, you are dear to me always.

  • Margaret Campbell

    Diana I’m going to really miss your smiling face and to hear you laugh. I pray for your family and Someday we’ll meet again miss you prayer partner.

  • Beverly Kettrey

    It’s been a long time since I’ve seen Diana, but one thing you’d never forget is her laugh. She had the most boisterous, joyful laugh you’d ever hear. She had a wonderful since of humor of anyone I knew. We worked together in the Avon business and I will sincerely miss her.

  • Jeanette Eck

    I remember Diana babysitting us,,, she sent me off to my first day of kindergarten. Praying for her family during this difficult time.

  • Debbie (McPeak) Turner, Smyrna, TN

    Growing up, our family lived next door to y’all on E. South St. Diana was a wonderful neighbor and friend. She had a huge heart and was always helping others. She will be dearly missed.
    On behalf of my sister, Kathy, and our families, I extend our sincerest condolences on your loss.

  • Jan Petsch

    She was a beautiful Christian woman. So full of joy and life and FUN. I loved her dearly. I am praying for Garry and for all of you.
    Love, jan

  • Shirley Walker

    Dear Family,
    As I have been blessed to know you all through the years, you have included me as family. Diana’s bright smile, joyful laughter and caring way always warmed my heart and lifted me up.
    I have always felt like family. I am crying with you in sorrow at your loss. I will be praying for our dear Lord Jesus to comfort and heal your aching hearts.
    She is in heaven with Him in a perfect young body in great joy surrounded by loved ones. Remember we all will soon join her for eternity! How blessed we are to have known Diana here and will know her there.
    My sympathies and love to you all; especially CJ, Cassie, Zach .
    In Christ’s eternal love,
    Shirley Walker

  • Margaret Campbell

    Diana will very much be missed she was a very Wonderful lady to talk to and a great prayer partner We had a lot of laughs and happy times. We never made it to that lunch but someday we’ll see each other again and we’ll laugh and talk forever.