September 12, 1949 ~ August 20, 2021
Diana Smith Whipple passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Friday, August 20, 2021. She was 71 years old. She was a native of Opelousas and resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is survived by her son Michael B. Karr and wife Lori, granddaughter Bailey Karr; daughter Tiffany Karr and Allen Julian; brothers Roland Smith and wife Mary, Russell Smith and wife Darlene; nieces and nephew: Buffy Thomas, Stephen Smith, Dana Tanner; her beloved dog Sophie, as well as numerous cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her father,Bennett Smith, and mother, Mildred Smith Rice. A small, private memorial service will be held. The family would like to thank the dedicated doctors and nurses of the ICU at the Baton Rouge General (Bluebonnet). Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com.