Diane Marie Peart, age 70 of Marshall, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the Glenn Arbor Hospice Residence. She was born January 31, 1950 in Flint, Michigan the daughter of Douglas and Beatrice “Trixie” (West) Jones. Diane is survived by her husband Thomas G. Peart of Marshall; two sons: Chad (Lisa) Peart of Leesburg, Indiana and Wes (Erin) Peart of Battle Creek; three grandchildren: Jakob, Lou and Ossy Peart; three “adopted” grandchildren: Ryan, Zachary and Kyra of Cincinnati; an "adopted" son, Shawn (Jen) Pickett and family of Rochester, Indiana, and one brother: Mark (Cheryl) Jones of Rochester Hills, Michigan; two nephews: Rob and Nick and two nieces: Katie and Ashley. Diane and Tom were married on September 14, 1968 and along with their sons, raised 40 foster children. She enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Marshall Flower and Garden Club, was an avid reader and enjoyed both domestic and international travel. For 10 years Diane worked at Pier One Imports and loved her job and the people she helped. A private Memorial Service will be held Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home and it may be viewed virtually for those not able to attend by viewing the livestream on Diane’s obituary page at www.henryfuneralhome.org . A celebration of Diane’s life will be held later in the summer at their home for everyone to attend. The family asks that memorial contributions be directed to the National Foster Parent Association.
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