Diana Michelle Branscomb, 64 of Parchment formerly of Benton Harbor departed this life on December 12, 2021.
Diana was born at 1:00 am on January 15, 1957, in Chicago. She attended Cooley High School and was one of six children living at Cabrini Green Housing. Diana began her journey as a mother in Chicago and moved to Michigan in 1994. She fell in love with helping others and worked as a C.N.A. until she retired in 2003. Diana volunteered anywhere she could.
She was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and fellowshipped with Greater Faith Apostolic Church as well. Diana took great pride in her grandchildren, being in their lives was important to her and she made sure they knew God.
Diana leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters, Sparkle Young and Shanika (Bilal) Jones Sr.; sons, Chevel Nelson and Micah (Shada Grant) Nelson; sister, Rochelle (Nathan) Burton; brother, Joddie (Lavern) Williams; grandchildren, Kalilah Jones, Tiora Young, Tiyon Young, Ju’Juan Young, Bilal Jones Jr., Kacey Nelson, Jaykob Jones, and Kawhi Jones; great-grandchild, Derico Butler Jr.; fiancée, Leslie Thomas; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.
Diana was preceded in death by her daughter, Shavon Nelson; mother, Ada Lee Branscomb; granddaughter, Akeeliah Jones; grandson, Celiah Howard.
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