Funeral services for Mrs. Francis "Diane" Halterman, age 61, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2013 in the Chapel of Golden Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Petrus and the Rev. Bob Lonadier officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Golden Funeral Home.
Mrs. Halterman, a resident of Texarkana, Texas, formerly of Bastrop, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at her residence. She was a former member of Riverside Baptist Church and a member of the American Legion and enjoyed fishing, chalking, helping with grandchildren, and playing computer games.
Mrs. Halterman was preceded in death by her parents, Edward R. and Frances Louise Burge; sisters, Flora Stanley and Maxine Burge; brothers, Edward Burge and Lester Burge; special friends and special dog, "Penny".
Mrs. Halterman is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Crenshaw of Bastrop; two sons, Darrell Edward Stanley and Fiance Michelle of Texarkana, Texas and Tarrell Ray Stanley and wife Jennifer of Bastrop; one sister, Annie Belle Day of Bastrop; two brothers, Andrew Burge and wife Mitzi of Sterlington and Robert Howard Burge of Monroe; grandchildren, Justin Stanley, William Stanley, Chad Sosa, Austin Stanley, Amanda Stanley, Amber Crenshaw, Morgan and Emily Johnson, Hannah Reedy and Katelyn Reedy; six step-grandchildren; great grandchild, Daxton Crenshaw; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a special four-legged friend, Jeannie.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Stanley, Chad Sosa, William Stanley, Mike Blakely, Mark Brasher and John Farrar. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Farrar, Curtis Outlaw, Daxton Crenshaw and Kenny Gandy.