MAGGIE VALLEY — Diane J. Binkley, 60, of Maggie Valley passed away unexpectedly in Waynesville on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Paul Mabe.

Diane is survived by her husband of 20 years, Greg Binkley; daughter, Melissa Dixon of California; son, Aaron Mabe of Prosperity, South Carolina; son, Justin Mabe of Utah; grandchildren, Alexia, Aaron, Alex and Ben along with her Yorkies, Ziggy, Binky, Winky and Sofia.

Diane loved her family, the mountains and her Yorkies. She will be missed dearly by many.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11a.m., Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, Smoky Mountain Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at

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