LInda Diane Boyette Lackey
Funeral Date: 7/6/2016

Obituary:
Linda Diane Boyette Lackey, 60, of Walland, TN went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Diane was born August 16, 1955 in Warren, AR. She was the daughter of Bettye and the late Lavon “Tootie” Boyette. In addition to her father, Diane was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (Ownie) B. Barnes as well as her paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ernie (Gertie) Boyette. In addition to her mother, Bettye Boyette of Hermitage, AR, Diane is survived by her husband, Dale Lackey of the home; stepdaughter Kristi Tucker and husband, the Reverend Josh Tucker and daughter, Gracyn of Kings Mountain, NC; a special sister, Ruby Sanders and family; and many other loved family members and friends. Diane loved to shop, play Phase 10 and cheer on her Arkansas Razorbacks. She enjoyed time with family and friends among God’s creation in Cades Cove of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Diane also loved nothing more than spending time with her granddaughter, Gracyn. Funeral service was at 10:00 am at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren, AR with Rev. Josh Tucker officiating and Linda Barrett organist. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery in Hermitage, AR. Active pallbearers were Russell Sanders, Kelly Goudelock, John Coats, David Dees, Linwood Dees and Jerry Lynn Hollingsworth. Honorary pallbearers were Tim Vines, Ronald Dale Burch, Glenn Adams, Hugh Allen Quimby, Mickey Broach, Roger Mann, Mark Hollingsworth, Jimmy Sanders and Freddie McKinley. A visitation will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm with a memorial service following at 3:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church in Townsend, TN with the Reverend Marcus Kelley and the Reverend Josh Tucker officiating. Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren, AR will be serving the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Great Smokey Mountains National Park, 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.

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Name: Janet and Greg Harton
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Mrs. Bettye and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Gayle Green Plumb
Message: Prayers to you all. Diane was a great friend and will be dearly missed.

Name: Vicki Wooley Lambert
Message: Diane was my friend during my early years in Hermitage. We reconnected some years ago thru facebook. My thoughts a prayers to Ms. Betty and family. You are all in my prayers

Name: Jim Bob McDougald
Message: So sorry to hear about Diane. I remember Ernie & Gertie, also Tootie, well.

Name: NettieJane McClain/Weaver
Message: Bettye, I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Jacqualin McDougald Johnson
Message: Betty, I am so sorry.

Name: Chris & Kathy Reynolds
Message: Our deepest sympathy. Diane was a wonderful friend and we loved her very much

Name: Mary Anne Striner
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Diane was a good friend and so intelligent. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Debra (Howard) Smith
Message: So sorry for your loss. Diane was a very good friend during my last few years living in Hermitage. We both went our separate ways for a lot of years. It was good to reconnect with her within the last few years. Mrs. Betty and Dale, I know your hearts are aching, but God has His precious Diane with him now. Keeping your family in prayer.

Name: Charlie and Tammy Benbrook
Message: So sorry for your loss. Diane was a sweet friend. Prayers for all of you during this time.

Name: David & Rhonda Dees
Message: Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.

Name: Barbara Glosson-Gorman
Message: Mrs. Bettye, I do not have to tell you what you and that beautiful daughter of yours has meant to our family over the years. My heart breaks for you and her husband and the family that she leaves behind. But my heart soul rejoices because I remember when Diane accepted Jesus into her heart and now she sits at His feet. As I told, Janie, I will always remember the beautiful Barbie doll that she was with the long blonde hair and the white gogo boots and the smile that would light up any room. Love & prayers.

Name: Bonnie Dickens
Message: Bettye boyette and the Lackey family I am so sorry for your loss