Diana Lynne Deaton

May 18, 1961 - July 24, 2013

Diana Lynne (Duncan) Deaton, age 52, of Vienna, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family after a long battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was born May 18, 1961, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Jackie and Carena (Renkemeyer) Duncan. On May 16, 1981, she was united in 32 years of marriage to Steve Deaton, who survives. In 1980, she began her career working at Dave's Supermarket in Vienna until 1989, followed by running the Department of Revenue License Office in Vienna. Diana received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Liberty University and her Masters of Business Administration Degree from Webster University. She later went on to become a Missouri Licensed Certified Public Accountant. She went on to become an employee with the United States Postal Service beginning in 1993. She worked as a Postal Clerk in Vienna, Brinktown, California and then was the Post Master at Laquey, and Marshall, Missouri. In 2006, she moved to Chicago, Ill., to begin her accounting career with the USPS Great Lakes District and then moved to USPS Headquarters in 2007, at Washington D.C. Also surviving are one son, Joshua Deaton of Warrensburg, Missouri; one daughter, Rachel Walker and her husband, Matthew of Vienna; her father, John (Jackie) Duncan of Vienna; and three sisters, Debra Havens and her husband, Terry of Vienna; Dana Squires and her husband, Gary of Vienna; Denise Wilkinson and her husband, Patrick of Vienna. Proceeding her in death were her mother, Carena; maternal grandparents, Louis and Christine Renkemeyer and paternal grandparents, John (Jack) and Eulalia Duncan. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Vienna United Methodist Church, Vienna, Mo. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, in the Vienna United Methodist Church, Vienna, Mo. All arrangements under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.

Services Location

Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home
  • 406 S Main St Vienna, Mo 65582

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