Born, May 2, 1939, at Curry on Garrett Fork, Logan County, she was a daughter of the late Hurston and Minnie Duty Estep. Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Hurston Roma “Buster” Estep II, Harold Estep, Teddy Estep, Louie Estep, Gearld Estep, and David Estep, and sister, Marlene Akers
Diania was a graduate of Chapmanville High School and worked as a floor manager at Hearts in Lancaster, Ohio.
Survivors include her husband, Ken Stowers, and his family: daughters, Debra Covey Thomson (Ken Lewis) of Racine, Ohio, Teresa Covey Pauley of Ravenswood, Patti Covey (Matt) Lucas of Columbus, Ohio, and Wendy Covey (Randy) Curtis of Lancaster, Ohio; grandchildren, Tracy Thomson Jr., Shawn Lewis, Joshua Lewis, Jason Moore, Chrissy Moore, James Brian Moore, Dania Janelle Lathrop, Leslie Jo Lucas, Brandi Curtis and Kaycee Curtis; great-grandchildren, Chelsey, Katelynn, Jazmin, Cody, Aaliyah, Alandria, Mason, Nathan, Logan, Keith, Johnathon and Joshua; brother, Euel (Francis) Estep of North Carolina; brother-in-law, Earl Akers of Hewett; sisters-in-law, Rhoda, Francis, Avonelle and Betty Estep, and a host of nieces and nephews.
ServiceS will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 16, at the Waybright Funeral Home with Jeff Poe officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson County Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, January 15, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dania’s honor to Humanitarian Aide, c/o Waybright Funeral Home, 511 S Church St., Ripley, WV 25271.
Waybright Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.