Tina Stevens Diffee, daughter of Imogene Ginn Dye and Carrol "Drue" and Janet Archer. Tina was born Jan. 17, 1961 in Kennett, Missouri and departed this life on Aug. 31, 2009 at the age of 48 years, 7 months and 14 days.
Tina married Ricky Diffee on Oct. 27, 2001 in Osceola, Ark.
Survivors include husband, Ricky Diffee, of Kennett; sons, Colby Don Newell and his wife, Stephanie and grandson, Camden, of Lepanto, Ark., Anthony Diffee and wife, Rachel and grandson, Krosston, of Manila, Ark., and Richard Diffee, of Kentucky; daughters, Whitley Cheryl Newell, of Kennett, Heather Golden and grandchildren, Allie Kay, Hanna Clair, Samuel Thomas and Maggie Caroline, of Springdale, Ark., mother, Imogene Dye, of Kennett; father, Carrol "Drue" Archer and wife, Janet, of Bragg City, Mo.; grandmother, Oma Lee Ginn, of Kennett; sisters, Lisa Brown, of Caruthersville, Mo., Gail Tucker, of Kennett, Barbara "Bobbie" Smith, of Kennett, and Deronda Clay and husband, Terry, of Florence, S.C.; brothers, Jerry Stubblefield and wife, Traci, of Kennett, and Gary McCain and wife, Debbie, of Houston, Texas; seven nieces, two nephews, one great-niece, one great-nephew and many, many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with services at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009 at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Bud Evans officiating.
Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Tommy Cook, Terry Clay, Adam Tucker, Eric Morgan, Robert Privett and Jerry Stubblefield.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Foundation.