Dianne Lynch Livingston
















Dianne Lynch Livingston was born in Center, Texas on September 16, 1950. She entered Heaven’s gates on April 21, 2019. 

Her great ambition in life was to be the best wife, and kind of mother she never had, and have the close family devotion that she longed for growing up.
She married the love of her life, Ricky, at 16 years of age, and together raised two sons, Wesley and Bryan. Dianne was long time dedicated member of Providence Missionary Baptist Church. A loving mother and homemaker, Dianne was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, most especially for Sunday dinner. Dianne was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as grandma. 

Dianne is survived by her husband, Richard Livingston of Center; son, Bryan Livingston and wife, Amanda of Center; daughter-in-law, LaResa Livingston of Center; sister, Brenda Sue Wooley of Ft. Worth; half-brothers, Don Taylor, Dean Taylor and Bill Moore, all of Houston; step-brother, Sambo Molina of Houston; step-sisters, Annette Railey and Tammy Molina of Houston; grandchildren, Cash Livingston, Darin Livingston, Leah Livingston, Ryan Hall and Bailey Heflin; mother-in-law, Adell Livingston of Center; brother-in-law, James Livingston and wife, Catherine of Center, Chuck Livingston and wife, Heather of Lufkin; sisters-in-law, Debbie Sanford of Center and Donna Lynch of Shelbyville.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Lynch and Dolly Molina; sons, Gregory Scott Livingston and Wesley Livingston; infant granddaughter, Brooklyn Livingston; father-in-law, Jim Livingston; and brother-in-law, Jerry Don Lynch.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Williams and Bro. Don Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Herman Cemetery. 

A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home. 

Pallbearers will be Darren Wiggins, Shad Lout, Rolando Castro, Colton Brown, Nic Wheeler and Malcolm Brown.


The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit 


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Providence Missionary Baptist Church.



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