Patricia Diane Hale, age 57, of Magnet Cove, passed from this life June 28, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born August 7, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Peggy Hulst.
Diane will be remembered as a God loving woman and devoted mother. She was a special education teacher that taught at Magnet Cove Schools where she also served as a member on the school board. She finished her teaching career in Davidson, Michigan before moving back to Magnet Cove.
Survivors include the love of her life John Hale; sons Tony (Amy) Hale and Cody Hale; daughter Sandi (Rory) Roberts; stepsons Andy (Patty) Hale and JJ (Jennifer) Hale; brother Billy (Jeaneanne) Hulst; grandchildren Zoe, Isla, and Lola Hale; Drew, Declan, and Chloe Roberts; James, Rebecca, Emma, Willem, Eloise Hale; and many nieces and nephews.
Diane will be greatly missed by dear friends and family members. Diane was a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Magnet Cove. Following Diane’s wishes a private family memorial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane’s memory to Gentiva Hospice, 2212 Malvern Avenue Suite 3 in Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901.
Arrangements were entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400