Kinder, Dianna Lyn

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Dianna Lyn Kinder, 55, of Craig Creek Road, Blacksburg, departed this life Monday morning, May 25, 2015, at Lewis-Gale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg. Born at Ft. Lee, Va., on February 19, 1960, she was a daughter of Shirley Miller Kinder and the late William Kinder Sr.

She was employed with Virginia Tech and a member of Castle Rock Baptist Church in Pembroke.

She was preceded in death by her father; and sister, Nancy Kinder.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, John Rodell Stevers; her mother, Shirley Miller Kinder of Christiansburg; her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Jacob Stevers of Blacksburg, Hope and Taft Durr of Pulaski, Jessica Melvin of Radford; her grandchildren, Kimber Wingo, River Wingo, Hunter Stevers, Gabrielle Ricks, and Olivia Melvin; her sister, Cathren Kinder of Christiansburg; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Carol Kinder of Fla., and William Jr. and Ann Kinder of Riner.

Memorial services will be conducted Thursday evening, May 28, 2015, at 6 p.m. in Castle Rock Baptist Church in Pembroke with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting