Anita “Diane” Mumford Lancaster

Anita “Diane” Mumford Lancaster

May 3, 2021, 75, Goldsboro –

Anita “Diane” Mumford Lancaster, 75, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at her home. Born in Washington, D.C. on December 25, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Major L. Mumford and Margaret Bass Warren. She was the wife of the late Donnie Hugh Lancaster and sister of the late Lavonne Mumford.

Diane is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon Hathaway and Donald Tittle of Dudley and Tammy Lancaster and Vincent Diorio of Goldsboro; son, James Lancaster of Patetown; step-father, Earl E. Warren; grandchildren, Taylor Jane Tittle, Stephanie Renea Gray (Jacob), and Victoria Lynn Davis (Michael); and great-grandchild, Maren Gray.

Diane is best described as “One-of-a-kind.” She was sassy, strong-willed, and determined. Diane had a heart of gold and would do anything for someone in need. She loved spending time with her family and the opportunity to play bingo.

A service to celebrate Diane’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. John Howard officiating. Interment will follow the service at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home. The family requests those attending the services to wear “fuzzy socks” in honor of Diane.

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