Diana Smith Timmerman | Obituary
Diana smith timmerman
Diana Smith Timmerman, 80, of Palms Island, died Sunday, April 18, 2021, peacefully at home after a 7-month battle with cancer.
Diana was born on October 24, 1940 in Greenwood, SC. She was the youngest child of the late Eugenia Keller and Daniel Smith and her siblings, the late Dorothy Boyett and the late Danny Smith.
She graduated from Greenwood High School in 1958 and Erskine College in 1961. She went to earn her Masters in Education at the College of Charleston. She taught at the school for over 27 years.
Diana loved to travel, garden and spend quality time with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed her trips to New York and Europe, and her 31-day trip to Mexico by MG and a 79-day camping trip across Canada and the United States with a detour to Alaska with her husband, Harold. . She traveled 31 summers to Shelter Island, NY, which allowed her to make many new friends. She was an active member of her Bridge Club, Beachcombers Club and the Seal Island Sportfishing Society. She was a member of the United Methodist Church on the Isle of Palms.
She and Harold moved to Palms Island in 1966 with their 3 week old son Hal. She has hosted an annual Thanksgiving celebration at her home for 35 years. The latter was attended by over 165 family members and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harold L. Timmerman Sr .; his son, Harold “Hal” L. Timmerman Jr .; his daughters, Gina T. McCants (Carl) and Dr. Tara L. Timmerman; her grandson, Tidal L. Timmerman; and granddaughters, Savannah K. McCants and Hensley K. Timmerman.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at the United Methodist Church on Palms Island. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to The Isle of Palms United Methodist Church, 12 21st Avenue, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.