The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

March 9, 2014

Diana Sue Becker

Published 3-9-14

PONCA CITY, OK — Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Diana Sue Becker, 66, of Ponca City, Okla., passed away in Enid, Okla., on Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Diana “Diane” was born Nov. 3, 1947, in Muskogee, Okla., to Samuel and Pauline Rolan.

Diane lived most of her childhood in Muskogee and Claremore, Okla., with her dad, mom and younger brother, John. After graduating from Claremore High School in 1966, she pursued a career in cosmetology.

She married H. Lyle Becker in Stillwater, Okla., in 1970. They made their first home in Claremore. They had two daughters together, Kelli and Kristin.

The family moved to Cordell, Okla., in 1978, where Diane worked as a beautician, florist and eventually at the Washita County Courthouse.

Diane lived and worked for a short period of time in California before moving to Tonkawa, Okla., in 1994. She spent the remainder of her working years at Walmart in Ponca City.

Diane loved spending time with family and friends, especially her grandkids and two dogs. She loved the beach and the ocean, and enjoyed watching and supporting her kids and grandkids in all activities.

She is survived by two daughters, Kelli Hacker and husband Cliff of Tonkawa, Okla., and Kristin Estes and husband Brad of Frisco, Texas; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Kayla, Courtney, Kymberlyn, Dallin, Max and Morgan; two great-grandchildren, Kassidi and Emmit; brother, John Rolan of Texas; nephew, Brandon; best friend, Lisa Robertson; and two dogs, Ozzy and Sophie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a nephew, and many aunts and uncles.

A memorial service will be held at Central Baptist Church in Ponca City, where Diane was a member.

You are invited to leave a condolence or a special memory for the family at

(Submitted by family)

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