Diana Elizabeth Pugh


Diana Elizabeth Pugh, 72, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.
She was born on Nov. 23, 1946, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of John W. Jackson and Flora Ruth (Love) Jackson. She was reared by her grandparents, the Rev. Ralph W. Jackson and Augusta C. Jackson in Peru and Mount Vernon, Indiana. A 1965 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, she attended Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, for two years.
She retired from Ameritech Indiana in 1995 after 24 years of service. She was employed by Eye Physicians Inc. as an optician.
Preceding her in death were her mother, father, grandparents, and two brothers, William H. Abbey and James Jackson.
Surviving are her three children, Johnene L. Hawkins (Brian) and John Pugh Jr. of Kokomo, Indiana, and Amber C. Pugh, M.D., of Charlotte, North Carolina; her sisters, Patricia McCroy (Stan), Tracey Sykes, of Peru, Piper Jackson, of Peru, and Tamara Redd, of Indianapolis, Indiana; three grandchildren, Ashtin Pugh and Deshawn and Denvonta Hawkins; and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving is longtime companion Lawrence Meriweather of Kokomo, Indiana. She also leaves behind two uncles, one aunt, and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews. Her beloved dog, Lola, survives her, as well.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at the Wayman AME Church, 201 E. Third St., Peru, Indiana, with the Rev. Maurice Reed officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
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Zavrie Whitfield
Aug 22, 2019
Evon and I send to you our prayers