Shelia Diane Bailey affectionately known as Diane was born December 9, 1961 in Louisiana. Later in life she moved to Arkansas. Her adopted parents were Harrison Ugene Ratekin and Beatrice Lorraine Ratekin who preceded her in death.
Diane had a very unique gift of craft; she was a very creative person. She enjoyed crafts-painting, wood working, sewing her children clothes and animal clothes too. There wasn’t anything she couldn’t make. She was also an animal lover that loved to nurse animals back to health.
She is survived by and leaves to cherish her memories; two sons, Joshua Eugene(Elizabeth) Parham and Jeffery (Tiffani)Cruz Dempsey; two daughters, Jacqueline Denise Ratekin-Davis (Frank) Kinley and Jeneva Lorraine Bailey (Kevin)Staton; one sister, Kathy(Robert) Morris and a very special friend of eighteen years- Mike Hudgens; two granddaughters, Ashton Milam and Aden Parham; one-6months old-grandson, Kevin Michael Eugene Staton. She will always be loved and missed by her children, grandchildren and long-life partner.