A celebration of life honoring Dianne Shannon was held 2pm Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Saint John Baptist Church “Unleashed” 1701 West Jefferson; Grand Prairie, TX. Rev. Denny D. Davis; Pastor and Eulogist. Dianne was laid to rest at Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, TX. Dianne Manns Shannon was the first child born to Charlie Dell Hailey Manns and Robert Quincin Manns on September 12, 1949 in Dallas, TX. She received her high school diploma from Blackshear High School, Hearne, TX in 1967 where she was a majorette, a member of the Choir, Probative Club, Student Council, Tri-Hi-Y club, and FHA. Dianne was baptized at an early age at Old Elam Baptist Church in Hearne. Dianne and her husband Rufus are faithful members of St. John Baptist Church, Grand Prairie, TX. Dianne led an extensive, fulfilling, and rewarding career with Southwestern Bell/ATT from 1969 until retirement in 2011. She served as a dedicated member of the Communication Workers of America, Local 6215, Dallas, TX.