Diana Elizabeth Brisbin, born November 1, 1955, went to be with her Lord and Savior September 17, 2010.

Diana Elizabeth Brisbin, born November 1, 1955, went to be with her Lord and Savior September 17, 2010.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Delores; niece, Theresa Brisbin; and nephew, Jeffrey Simpson.

She leaves behind a daughter, Amanda Novak, and two granddaughters, Sydney and Emma; her father, James Brisbin of Cherokee, Kan.; her nine siblings, Jim Brisbin of Cherokee, Kan., Kathy Sims of Grain Valley, Mo., Judy Wilkerson of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Debbie Brisbin of Independence, Mo., Jeanne Boston of Independence, Mo., Pete Brisbin of Pleasant Hill, Mo., John Brisbin of Bates City, Mo., Daniel Brisbin of Edgerton, Mo., Carol Simpson of Blue Springs, Mo., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Her zest for life and her contagious smile will be missed dearly. Her musical talents and love of music was like no other. Everyone who knew her knows her love for the Lord was an important part of who she was. She touched so many lives and will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. tp 7 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2010, at Meyers Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. in the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Meyers Funeral Chapel.

Arrangements: Meyers Funeral Chapel, 816-229-3276.