Obituary for Linda "Diane" Voils

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Linda "Diane" Voils

September 10, 1947 - February 25, 2016

Linda “Diane” (Dorris) Voils, age 68, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, February 25, 2016 at her home in Brown County.

Diane was born on September 10, 1947, in Portland, Tennessee to the late Clyde D. and Allene (Keith) Dorris. She married James W. “Bill” Voils Jr. on July 8, 1964 in Beech Grove. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2013 after 49 loving years of marriage.

Together, Bill and Diane became the owner and operators of Voils Refrigeration in Brown County from 1980 until retirement in 1996. Diane also worked in the Customer Service Department for North Star Telecommunications in Greenwood for 6 years, retiring in 2012.

Diane enjoyed playing and coaching softball, gardening and canning fruits and vegetables. She loved traveling with her husband and reading, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She will be missed by her two loving daughters: Theresa (Jason) Dawson and Christy (Rob) Pruitt, both of Brown County, seven grandchildren: Robbie Sizemore & Heather (Wendell) Keen both of Manchester, KY, Maeghn & Billy Pruitt, Jordan, Jalen & Emma Dawson all of Brown County;four great-grandchildren: Miley & Jacob Hicks, Ander and Isabella Sizemore all of Manchester, KY; brother: Jack (Helen) Dorris of Waverly and sisters: Faye Lanpher of Spencer and Sandy (Randy) Pruitt of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents: Clyde D. and Allene; husband Bill, one daughter: Jenny Sizemore and one son: James W. Voils III.

Rex Voils and Rev. Tim Conboy will conduct a funeral service at 11a.m. on Wednesday, March 2nd at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1st at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670

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Born: September 10, 1947
Died: February 25, 2016

Condolences for Linda “Diane” Voils

Jennifer Best posted on 1/1/00

Theresa and Christy - I am so sorry for your loss. Love to you both and to your extended families.


Misty Cummings posted on 1/1/00

Theresa: I am so sorry for your loss. When I returned to work, I was so saddened to learn that your mother had passed away. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.


Ray & Shelley Lanpher posted on 1/1/00

Our prayers are with you all during this time, we are so sad we can't be there for her funeral but send our love.