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Diane LaFavor, 66 – Passed June 15, 2020

Diane LaFavor, 66, of Stratford, Oklahoma, passed away June 15, 2020 from health complications.

She was born June 27, 1953 in Albany, Oregon, the daughter of Ed and Wanda (Minnick) LaFavor.

Diane married George Gutierrez, Jr. in June 1971 and they were married for 41 years. Then she met and fell in love with Joe Sharrow and they spent the last of their days enjoying coffee and long talks together.

She was happiest when she was surrounded by her friends and family. She would often open her heart and home to family who needed a place to stay. Diane was blessed to have a large extended family and a large collection of friends, many of which became so close they became her chosen family. Those who met her knew the love she had for her family.

She was preceded in death by her father; Edward Elmer LaFavor; fiance’ Joe Sharrow; brother Edward “Eddie” LaFavor; and great-grandchild Valerie Lyday.

She is survived by her mother Wanda LaFavor; brothers Don LaFavor, Jackie LaFavor and husband Ray Murray, Jimmy LaFavor of Cabool, Missouri, and longtime friend Andy, and Danny LaFavor and wife Von; sisters Darlene and husband Bill Odom and Judy and husband Larry Price; two daughters, Theresa “Ann” Gutierrez and Carmen Sigman and husband Mike; one son; George “Bubba” Gutierrez and wife Kelley; grandchildren Makayla and husband Austin, Wyatt, Carli and husband Adam, Alek, Josh, Emily, Carissa, Hoyt, Sierra, Lindsay, and Bella; great-grandchildren Evie, James, Josephine, Laila, and Harlow; and a host of nieces and nephews.