Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Brenda Diane Inman Truelove Ball was born on November 11, 1943, to Aaron and Fay Inman at Braggadicio, MO. She passed away April 28, 2022, at Jonesboro, AR. She was 78 years, 5 months, and 17 days of age.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Aaron and Estes Fay (Tilmon) Inman, one son: Michael Truelove, and husband: Ralph Ball.

Diane was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a longtime member of the Hayti First Baptist Church. She began her career as an elementary school teacher in 1963. She enjoyed sewing and knitting. Mrs. Diane was a great cook; Homemade Hot Tamales was just one of her families many favorites.

She leaves the following behind to cherish her memory: One Son: John (Mary) Truelove of Fisk, MO.

One Stepdaughter: Becky (Jim) Alexander of Caruthersville, MO. Brother: Raymond (Brenda) Inman of Franklin, TN. 3 Grandsons: Jay (Erika) Truelove of Poplar Bluff, MO., Jonathan (Nadia) Hill of Henderson, NV., Christopher (Bridgette) Hill of Kennett, MO. 2 Granddaughters: Amy Stricklin and Kara (Bert) Pierce both of Caruthersville, MO. 10 Great grandchildren: Kylee, Makayla, Paul, Sampson, Addalee, Elise, Asher, Taylor, Alex, Madilynn, and Rob.

And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Funeral services were held May 1, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti, MO. with Brother Mark Hoover officiating. Burial was in Pemiscot Memorial Gardens in Caruthersville, MO. Pallbearers were Jay Truelove, Chris Hill, John Truelove, Michael Wooten, Steve Seawright, and Wayne Alexander.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti in charge of arrangements.