Diane Sidebottom


MONTEZUMA — Diane Marlene Sidebottom, 60, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her home in Montezuma.

MONTEZUMA — Diane Marlene Sidebottom, 60, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her home in Montezuma.

She was born Nov. 6, 1951, in Jetmore, to Cleo and Anna Lorrene Dunn Phillips. She graduated from Dodge City High School in May 1969.

On Nov. 6, 1969, she married LeRoy Sidebottom in Dodge City. They moved to Montezuma. She worked as the social service and activities director at The Shepherd's Center in Cimarron.

In addition to her husband, survivors include five children, Tracey Hogie, Terry Sidebottom and Trisha Koehn, all of Montezuma, Travis Sidebottom of Ensign, and Tonya Bagwell of Dodge City; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Marilyn Phillips of Montezuma, Juanita Boatright of Atlanta, and Carol Thomson of McPherson; and three brothers, Jim and Ed Phillips, both of Dodge City, and Rick Phillips of Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Harold and Donny Phillips.

A celebration of life service will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Morningside Church Fellowship Hall in Montezuma.

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to The Shepherd's Center of Cimarron, in care of Swaim Funeral Chapel of Montezuma, Box 421, Montezuma, KS 67867.

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