She was born June 3, 1964 in Fayetteville, North Carolina daughter of Joan & Dewey Copeland.
She married Sam Higbe on March 14. 1988, in Powhatan, VA.
She worked at State Street Financial as a Portfolio Manager. She enjoyed taking pictures, and she was very artistic and an excellent cook.
Diane was preceded in death by her father, Dewey Copeland and a brother, Eric Dwayne Copeland.
She is survived by her husband, Sam Higbe of the home, mother, Joan (John) Binns of Cumberland, VA, two sons, John Michael Copeland of Lynchburg, VA and Erik Steven Bryan Copeland of Dillwyn, VA, grandchildren, Cierra Garrett, Kimberliegh, Caden, Christian and Steven Bryan, brother, Kerwin (Billie Jo) Copeland of Powhatan, VA, sister, Marcy Rowe of Cumberland, VA, and several nieces & nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm at the Rupp Funeral Home, St. Joseph, MO. Mrs. Higbe will be sent to Wytheville, VA for a visitation to be held on Saturday, July 26th, from 11-12, and a funeral service will be conducted at 12 noon, at the Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, VA with the interment at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Ivanhoe, VA. Any flowers are requested to be sent to the funeral home, Virginia. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com
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