Diana Fish Wardlow



Tupelo – Mrs. Diana Fish Wardlow, 83, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Generations Assisted Living in Saltillo following an extended illness. She was born August 21, 1933 in Star City, Arkansas to William A. Fish and Eula L. Hunter Fish. Upon graduating high school, she continued her education at Ouchita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR, where she played tennis. She married Carthal Wardlow on December 28, 1956 and was a devoted wife and homemaker. She loved caring for her family, especially her granddaughters who lovingly called her Grandmama. She attended St. Luke United Methodist Church for many years and was active in the Friendship Sunday School class before her health failed.
A celebration of life service will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Dr. Bryan Collier and Rev. Will Rambo officiating. Private burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to service time only. Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo Chapel is honored to be serving the family.
Survivors include her two daughters, Joni Nolan and husband, Greg, and Lisa Smith and husband, Roger, all of Tupelo; son, Kirk Wardlow and wife, Paula of Springdale, AR; two brothers, Louis Fish and Gerald Fish, and sister, Gwen Haygood; four grandchildren, Kaley Anderson of Denver, CO, Cami Anderson and Bri Smith, both of Tupelo, and Anna Lake (Alex) of Kansas City, MO. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carthal who died Oct. 15, 2015, and three siblings, William, Mildred, and Ruth.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of ones’ choice. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the loving care Mrs. Diana received while living at Generations Assisted Living. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.