Diana Marie Prout-Marbley
Diana Marie Prout-Marbley transitioned to her heavenly home Sunday, June 21, 2015. She was the beautiful and loving wife of Courtney Jerome (C.J.) for 21 years. Their union started with one child, Lillian Marbley Brown and produced three more children, Caleb, Audrey, and Ernest Marbley of Baltimore, MD. She was the daughter of A. Ernest Prout and the late Audrey Brooks Prout. She was preceded in death by her mother, her grandparents, four aunts and three uncles. She leaves to cherish her memories, husband C.J. Marbley; father Ernest Prout; children Lillian Marbley Brown, Caleb, Audrey, and Ernest Marbley; Godchild Ciji Prout; adopted brother Philip H. Jones; special aunt Juanita F. Brooks; sister-in-law Bonita Ollison; two brother-in-laws Byron and John Ollison;uncles and aunts Clifford (late Marguerite), Clinton (late Ada), and Rev. Joseph A.(late Patsy) Brooks, and Catherine (Dave) Butler; Linda, Olivia, and Carolyn Prout, Irene and Josephine Brooks; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Pastors, officers, and members of Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, Christian Unity Baptist Church of New Orleans, LA, CMMBA Churches, and all neighboring churches; affiliates of Orleans Parish School System, and Serenity Hospice; family and friends were invited to attend the visitation and funeral services on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Belle Chasse, LA. Officiating minister, Pastor Joseph A. Brooks. Interment at Bayhi Cemetery, Belle Chasse, LA. Professional services entrusted to Murray Henderson Funeral Home.