OBITUARY: Diane Cay Gilley Lowery Brinkley


Diane Cay Gilley Lowery Brinkley, age 71, passed away on February 15, 2023 at Alive Hospice.

She was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and a member of Milton Baptist Church.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Gilley and Christine Herrod Gilley; 2nd husband, John Allen Brinkley; son, Robert Lowery, Jr.; brothers, Jerry Gilley, Paul Gilley; and sisters, Juanita Langrell, Mary Jane Ford, Dorothy Simmons and Josephine Abell.

She is survived by daughters, Treasa Harvey Lowery, Tracey Hayes; 1st husband, Robert Lowery; sisters, Lorene Hill, Linda Olive, Libby Caffey, Lois Barrett; grandchildren, Briesi Davis, Abbie Davis, Jonathan Ross Harvey, II, Ashleigh Doney, Jennifer Hayes; great-grandchildren, Hunter Savko, Walker Savko, Nyla Fisch, Riley Harvey, Harrison Doney, Evelyn Doney and Henley Doney; and nephew, Charlie (Jurairat) Edwards.

Visitation will be 12:00 PM until time of chapel service at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 20, 2023 at Jennings and Ayers. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church Street, Murfreesboro, TN. 37130. 615-893-2422.


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