Diane Duane Cooper was born in Cambridge Maryland on December 27, 1944 to the late Jearlen VictoriaJews and Paul Lawrence Strand. Diane was fondly known as: Di, Princess Di, Mother, Mom, Grandmom,Gritty, and Nanna.\nOur heavenly Father, called His daughter, Diane to her enteral rest on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at1:38 A. M. at her home surrounded by family in Princess Anne, MD. For over 36 years Diane battled withDiabetes, Strokes, Hypertension and Renal Failure Kidney Disease resulting from complications ofmultiple brain aneurysms. It is well with our souls as Diane was graciously reunited with her mothersJearlen and Otis, her father's Paul and Russell, her siblings Judith “Pat”, Russell “Bubbles” and James“Jimboy” along with sister/friend Sharone.\nThe Lord continuously grew in Diane’s spiritual journey, as she was a member of St. Luke UnitedMethodist Church, Cambridge MD. In later years Diane moved to Accomack, VA where she became amember of Macedonia AME Church. There she enjoyed singing on the S. E. Hayward Gospel Choir. Someyears later, Diane moved to Princess Anne, MD where she faithfully attended Metropolitan UnitedMethodist Church until her health began to fail.\nDiane was educated in Dorchester County Public Schools graduating from Mace’s Lane High class of1962 where she was a cheerleader and a member of the student council. While in school, Diane wasaffectionately known as “DeDe” by classmates and friends. She is remembered as fun-loving, enjoyableand loved to dance especially doing the “chicken wing”.\nOne of Diane’s most cherished activities was spending time with her dear friends at West Over AdultDay Center that later moved to Shady Pines Adult Day Program. There Diane captured the hearts ofmany. She had her very own table reserved for the Golden Girls (Diane, Jeanie, Ernestine, Christine,Abbie, and Joyce). The staff loved Diane dearly, Mrs. Terry Clagg’s commitment and care went beyondmeasure and Jeanie Mason became a sister to Diane, their relationship was simply beautiful. Dianeenjoyed various activities at Shady Pines going shopping, eating out for lunch and socializing with othersat the center.\nDiane leaves to cherish her fondest memories: daughters Sheena (William), Linda (LeRoy), Diedre andKim son/nephew Brehon; siblings Delores, Jean, Dornecil (Randall), Kelvin (Brenda), Keith, Kurt, andRonnie (Mildred); grandchildren Tyrvain, Tiffer (Shontaye), Tysha, Tadrain, Ternell, Tiara (Jason), Travis,Trandon, Tinaha, Anthony, and Isaiah; 15 great-grandchildren a host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews,great-nephews, family and friends. Marcie White who she loved as a mother and Freddy Veney who sheloved like a son.\nOur family would like to extend to everyone much love and appreciation for all that you have doneduring Diane’s illness and death. Special thanks to Coastal Hospice and staff who are simplyphenomenal, the staff at Shady Pines Adult Day Program for their unwavering love and support, andLenora Pitts, thank you for your care and patience while attending to our beloved Diane Duane Cooper.Diane, our Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Great-Aunt you will be greatlymissed and will forever flourish within our hearts.