Peoria – Dianne Lee Snell, 71, of Peoria, passed away at 1:13 AM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Heddington Oaks. She was born on September 4, 1947 in Peoria to John and Henrietta (Hoover) Smith.
Surviving are two children, Shawn (Darren) Jones of Peoria and Scott Snell of Morton; six grandchildren, Ryan (Kaelynn) Gunzenheiser, Cole Oliver, Regan Knight, Allison Oliver, Breeden Jones, and Peyton Snell; one great-grandson, Greyson Oliver; and six brothers, Walter, Danny, Mike, Dick, John, and Chuck Smith.
Dianne was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Kenny, Bill, and Larry Smith, and two sisters, Ruth Smith and Barb McClanahan.
Dianne worked at Caterpillar for 8 years and was a hair dresser for 20 years. She attended First United Pentecostal Church in Peoria. Dianne loved playing cards, dice games, cooking, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at 4:30 PM on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Navy Marine Club, 1310 E Seiberling Ave, Peoria Heights, IL 61616. Cremation rites will be accorded with Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL. Memorials can be made to the National Kidney Foundation. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com