Di­ana (Gayle) Taman, a resident of Wynnewood, Oklahoma, was born Nov. 12, 1949, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to Bessie Faye Tyner and Loil “Luke” Ratliff, passed away on February 24, 2013, after a very courageous battle with cancer.

She married the late David Wayne Rasmuson Feb. 14, 1978, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in which they had two sons, Todd and Kevan. She later married James Taman on June 3, 2000.

She was preceded in death by her first hus­band, David Wayne Ras­muson; mother, Bessie Faye Ratliff-Nixon; fa­ther, Loil “Luke” Ratliff; and two sisters, Deborah Ratliff and Kathy Smith.

She had spent the ma­jority of her life as a home­maker raising her two sons, but was currently working for Walmart of Pauls Valley.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Taman; sons, David Todd Ras­muson of Pauls Valley and Kevan Rasmuson of Ard­more; sister, Sharon Wyatt of Joy, Oklahoma; and her three special grandchil­dren who she loved dearly, Brooklyn, LaCola and Jar­rett Rasmuson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Dearman Funeral Home of Wynnewood of­ficiated by Brother Luke Panter. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Ardmore.

2 Timothy 4:7 “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” A letter from Brooklyn — Grandma, I loved you very and so much and I miss you Already. But you are in a better place NOW and you will be happier up their you was the best Grandma I have ever had. We had the best memo­ries. I am happy you are in a better place now. But I love you are happy I’m happy We are all happy. But we all miss you. You was a great mom to my dad, todd, you have been a great wife to jim. He misses you so much. He almost had A break down at the funrel Home. He... He...He...He loves you so much & your happy Now I love you miss you.

Brooklyn Rasmuson