Dianne Cage Death, Obituary – Dianne King Cage cherished her relationships together with her household, buddies, and the neighborhood. Dianne shared her stunning southern appeal, charming humorousness, and beautiful disposition in all she did. She was born on December 8, 1942, in Monroe, Louisiana. Her best happiness got here from welcoming her youngsters and grandchildren to the stunning home and gardens she and her devoted husband, Mike Cage—whom she all the time known as Mike Cage—shared. They constructed a home stuffed with household, leisure, and journey experiences over the course of 33 years.
Dianne was proud to inform everybody she attended Georgia Tucker and later based the Save Georgia Tucker Foundation, a corporation singlehandedly liable for the rescue of the historic faculty constructing. After graduating from Neville High School in 1961, Dianne attended LSU, the place she was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. She additionally served on the Rodeo Court.
Dianne gave her all to the causes and endeavors she believed in. Later, she served as president of the Monroe Garden Club after serving as president of the Monroe Junior Garden Club. She additionally served as president of the Potpourri Book Club and was an lively member of the Monroe Symphony League, the Junior League of Monroe, the Ole Investment Club, the St. Francis Franciscan Mission for AIDS Board, and different organizations. Both the ULM Foundation and the Monroe Planning and Zoning Committee appointed Dianne to these positions. Her giving nature and illustrious work ethic benefited the Boys and Girls Club, Medcamps, St. Paul’s Bell Tower, and Columbarium, amongst different organizations. Dianne’s inventive imaginative and prescient and keenness led her to honor Neville High School in an enduring manner by designing a Christmas decoration depicting the stately old skool. Proceeds from the acquisition of the ornaments will profit the George Snellings Scholarship Foundation and the Neville Cheerleaders.
When Gov. James A. Noe granted Dianne a culinary present on KNOE referred to as “Seasons of Louisiana,” she turned effectively-recognized. To the pleasure of followers across the Ark-La-Miss, she blended her contagious wit together with her culinary and gardening prowess for 22 years. Two massively profitable volumes, “Cooking and Gardening with Dianne” and “Dianne II: Cook and Tell,” had been the results of her time on KNOE. Later, she relaunched “Seasons of Louisiana” as a recurring column within the Ouachita Citizen Newspaper and continued to write down engaging, effectively-learn articles for DeltaStyle Magazine. Dianne offered viewers with a detailed-up take a look at the sleek, joyful life she made appear so pure by way of her columns, recipes, and tv appearances. In doing so, she inspired others to try for the best model of themselves.
Dianne is survived by her husband Dr. Mike Cage; daughter Satchie Snellings Godfrey; daughter-in-legislation Janelle Snellings stepchildren Wilcox Snellings (Viria), Laura Wied (Jesse), Mike Cage Jr. (Leigh), Elizabeth LaRose (Walter), Sara Deshotel (Gregg); grandchildren Katherine Godfrey, Sallie Jayne Snellings, Georgia Dianne Snellings, George M. Snellings V (Quinn), John Snellings, Maria Del Mar Bolaños, Mary Amanda Theiss (J.R.), Katherine Kyrouac (Michael), Hannah Hostetler (Dillon), Taylor Colvin (Murphy), Jordan Wyatt (Jacob), John LaRose, Claire LaRose, Virginia Deshotel, Thomas Deshotel; nice-grandson Graham Colvin; brother Tom King (Jewel); sisters Wendy Gray (Rel), Rebo Bradford (Damon); sisters-in-legislation Virginia Shemwell, Carol Jarred, Susan Cage, Nancy Inabnett (Carrick) and brother-in-legislation Frank Snellings (Mary); son-in-legislation Bo Godfrey.
In addition to her son George M. Snellings IV, Dianne additionally misplaced her husband George M. Snellings III, her mother and father Tom W. King and Ella Mae Baker King, her in-legal guidelines Shelby and Virginia Cage, and her brothers-in-legislation Ronald Shemwell, Jodie Jarred, and Joseph S. Cage, Jr. Bob Cudd, James Davison, Sherman Shaw, Dixon Abell, Harris Brown, and Taylor Cagle function honorary pallbearers. On Friday, October 14, 2022, providers can be positioned at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Monroe at 11:00 a.m. Reverend R.B. Moore will preside over the providers, which can be dealt with by Kilpatrick Funeral Home Monroe.
In lieu of flowers, the household requests memorials could also be made in Dianne’s honor to St. Paul’s Methodist Church, 1901 Lexington Avenue, Monroe, LA 71201, the place she and Mike had been devoted members for a lot of many years.