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Diana Elizabeth Files

October 14, 1947 — July 24, 2022

Diana Elizabeth Files, 74, of Cataula, GA passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 beginning at 3:00 PM.

Diana was born on October 14, 1947 in Montague, MA to Edward Joseph Sokolowski and Winifred Eloise Sokolowski. She was employed for many years with AFLAC where she retired as a supervisor. Diana was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling. During football season, she was very devoted to cheering on the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia Bulldogs, her two favorite teams. Diana will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Survivors include her sons David Files (Amanda) of Cordele, GA and Jonathan Files of Columbus, GA; sisters Donna Barabas (John Henry) of Smiths, AL and Patricia Vandevender; granddaughters Sierra Files and Emily Files; and one great-grandson on the way, Braxton. Other than her parents, Diana is preceded in death by her brothers Edward Sokolowski, Jr. and Tony Sokolowski, and sister Joyce Sokolowski.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Columbus Chapel

4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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