Dianna L. Raiford
Dianna L. Raiford, age 69, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Ponchatoula, LA. Dianna’s family always came first. She was a loving wife, a devoted mother, and always adored her precious grandchildren. She was talented in the kitchen and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, especially using her own recipes. She had a heart of gold and loved and cared for everyone. Dianna was a remarkable woman who left an impact on those she loved and will be forever missed.
She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Robert Raiford; sons, David Raiford, Steven Raiford and wife Stacey, and Kenneth Raiford; sister, Dreama Szutenbach and husband Richard; grandchildren, David Raiford Jr., Lauren Raiford, Cole Raiford, Madison Raiford, Kerrie Raiford, and Alyssa Raiford; great-grandchild, Haisley Bloodsworth.
Dianna is preceded in death by her parents, David and Joyce Dishman Sr.; son, Daniel Raiford; brother, David Dishman Jr.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home in Ponchatoula, 1190 Hwy. 51 North, on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Glynn Fendlason will officiate. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Collins Cemetery.
The family would like to thank New Century Hospice, Janet Becnel and Erica Forbes for their care and compassion shown to us during this time.