Diane Coleman Harlow, a resident of Hamilton, MS, lost her battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 65. She died at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle on Monday, June 3, 2019, with the love of her life, Bill Harlow, by her side. She was born August 1, 1953, to Fay Coleman and Ethel Coleman in Aberdeen, MS. Diane was a hairdresser for 33 years and then worked at Pioneer Medical Clinic in Hamilton, MS. for 7 years before retiring in 2013. She was a member of the Hamilton Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, MS. Diane enjoyed camping, working in her yard, reading, going to the beach and spending time with her fur babies, Lucy and Willis. She loved the Lord and it was her faith in the Lord that helped her through each day. She became a Christian at the age of 14 and was raised in a wonderful, loving, Christian home. She was blessed with a wonderful life and spent the last 29 years with the love of her life, Bill Harlow. She and Bill played the part of Santa and Mrs. Claus at Christmas for many years bringing joy to so many. Diane lived a life in the spirit of the Lord with love, joy, and peace. In her relationships with others, she brought patience, kindness, and goodness. In her, we all saw faithfulness, meekness, and self-control. She knew that God was bigger than her cancer but she knew that either way she would win, either to be healed of cancer or be in heaven. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends who all loved her dearly. Survivors include her husband, William (Bill) Harlow, one son, William (Trey) Harlow and wife Katie, 2 grandsons, William Fredric Harlow IV (Beau) and Walton (Everette) Harlow of Seattle Washington, one sister Susie Pittman and husband (Jerry), one sister in law, Brenda Sue Coward Coleman, one niece, Stephanie Walters, and husband (Richard), three nephews, Sterling Coleman and wife (Leah), Issac Smith and wife (Tiffany) and Benjamin Smith and wife (Jessica) as well as 8 great nieces and nephews and 4 great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ethel Coleman and William Fay Coleman, one son, Justin Harlow and one brother, Tommy Coleman.
A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen, MS. Visitation is scheduled at the funeral home for Friday, June 7 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Brother Robert Moore, pastor of Hamilton Baptist Church will be officiating the service. Burial will be at Center Hill Cemetery in Hamilton, MS immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to either Hamilton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 95, Hamilton MS. 39746 or Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS. 39703. Pallbearers are Sterling Coleman, Richard Walters, Issac Smith, Benjamin Smith, Curt Vickers, and Bennie Coleman. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Hamilton Presbyterian Church.