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Diane Johnson Price Bean

October 18, 1956 — October 3, 2022

Siler City


Diane Johnson Price Bean, 65, of Siler City, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022 surrounded by her family at her home.

Ms. Bean was born in Chatham County on October 18, 1956, the daughter of Robert and Joyce Winslow Johnson. 

Diane was a 1974 graduate of Jordan Matthews High School. She later went on to work as an International Resolution Agent for American Airlines. Diane enjoyed sewing, reading, and gardening. She was an excellent cook. She adored spending time with her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Johnson.

She is survived by her daughters, Nichol Price of the home, and Gretel Poe and husband Joshua of Staley; sons, T.J. Price and wife Cassie of Siler City, Josh Price of Siler City; brothers, Robert J. Johnson and wife Elaine W. of Spartanburg, SC, Melvin R. Johnson of Siler City, Bennie Johnson and wife Elsbeth of Pittsboro, and Irvin Johnson and wife Kim of Siler City; sisters, Joyce Elaine Yacuzzo, and Judy Kobylarek and husband Tom of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Julie, Levi, Joe, Lily, Rose, Jed, Jude, Willow, Jeremiah, Jonah, Joel, Fern, Sam and Voilet.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Price family.

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