McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

August 22, 2013

Dianna Lynn Priddle


Submitted report

McALESTER — Dianna Lynn Priddle, 55, of McAlester, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Saint Johns Hospital in Tulsa.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Chapel of Memories with Troy Ivey officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.

Born April 21, 1958, in Waterloo, Iowa, she was the daughter of Keith Neil and Nancy Marie Haskovec Richey. She graduated from Okemah High School in the Class of 1976.

She worked in accounting capacities in Kansas after her graduation from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas. She married Kevin Priddle on Oct. 23, 1993, at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Burrton, Kan.

She moved to McAlester in 2004 and had worked for Komar Distribution Services since April 2005, as an accounts payable specialist, an imports specialist and a safety specialist.

She enjoyed church activities, knitting, sewing, spending time with her friends, children and pets.

She was actively involved in the community and was a board member of CASA.

Survivors include sons, James Bean, San Francisco, Calif., and Tyler Moore, of Pittsburg; husband, Kevin Priddle, of McAlester; mother, Nancy Williams of Okemah; stepdaughters, Shalerie Headley, Lexington, Ky., Shalise Priddle, Dallas, Texas, and Shalaine Alexander, of Ardmore; grandson, Trystan Moore, of Pittsburg, and Kaliber Alexander, of Ardmore; a granddaughter, Mikayla Headley, Lexington, Ky.; brothers, Steve Richey, of Vinita, and Michael Richey, of Tulsa, and a sister, Cynthia Richey, of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her father, Keith Richey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Becky Sartain, Sherry Smith, Donna Kornegay, Karen Gibson, Sally Roberts, Brenda Gilbert, Tammy Moore and Melissa Matlack.

Memorials may be made to Dianna Priddle Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund c/o McAlester Regional Health Center Foundation, 1 Clark Bass Boulevard, McAlester, OK, 74501. List “for Dianna Priddle” in the memo line.