Diana J. Livengood, 65, Jefferson City, passed away Monday, January 3, 2011, in Jefferson City. She was born July 6, 1945, in St. Louis, the daughter of James Alfred Sorden and Josephine Elizabeth (Lane) Sorden. She was married May 9, 1963, in St. Louis, to Jerry Livengood Sr. She was a restaurant chef and a member of the Salvation Army. Survivors include: one daughter, Vicky Hayes, Jefferson City, Mo.; two sons, Gerald Jr. and Kim Livengood, Jefferson City, Mo. and David Livengood and Angie Tordoff, Jefferson City; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one brother, James Sorden, St. Louis, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 7, 2011, at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Eldon City Cemetery, Eldon. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army.