Remmert Funeral Home


Dianne Ellen Williams

November 12, 1959October 5, 2020

East Peoria - Dianne Ellen Williams, 60, of East Peoria, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at her home. She was born on November 12, 1959 in Peoria to Donald E. and Hazel L. (Allphin) Garrett.

Dianne is survived by her two children, Matthew (Amber) Williams of Spring Bay and Destiny Murray of Pekin; six grandchildren, Nathan, Xander, Katelynd, and Lexx Williams, Addy Minton, and McKenzie Whitby; her mother, Hazel Garrett of Washington; two sisters, Darlene Garrett of Pontiac and Donna (Cyril) Beasley of Deer Creek; brother, Dale Garrett of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; and ex-husband, David Murray.

Dianne worked as a groundskeeper for the Peoria Park District for over 19 years. She was a graduate of ICC receiving her associate's degree in Horticulture. She loved to rock hound.

Dianne's memorial visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to TAPS.

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  • Memorial Visitation

    Monday, October 12, 2020


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Joey Mulvaney

October 10, 2020

Dianne took me in when i was 16. She taught me so much... from driving, cooking, and mushroom picking to introducing me to farmdale park... a place i still love adventuring in...
To this day i would think of her when i went there... while that will never change, it now has a feeling of deep sadness and great loss.
I still have the uranium glass you gave me, as well as the fossils we found together.

Destiny and Matt... I'm so sorry for your loss. You both, as well as your kids and other family members will be in my heart, thoughts, and prayers.

I had hoped to have kids someday and introduce them to Dianne as her grandchildren. Dianne... you will always be my mother. I love you with all of my heart.

Aadriannah (Addy) Minton

October 9, 2020

She was the coolest grandma anyone could know. I remember how sometimes she would come over to my dad's, she would always talk to us, and make us laugh. I will miss her greatly, and be grateful for all the times I got to visit her and talk with her.

Gay Lynne Brinkley

October 8, 2020

Matt, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Brenda Durham

October 7, 2020

So sorry aunt Hazel my prayers and thoughts are.with me any time.You need to love you.

Carlene Mathis

October 7, 2020

I am so sorry.

Kelly Fuller

October 7, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of Diane's passing. Diane was a great lady and had a way to make you laugh she will be Greatly missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers


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