Beverly Diane Sotolar (nee Gough), 70, of Waterloo, died Dec. 29, 2021, in St. Louis. She was born April 9, 1951, in Paducah, Ky.
Beverly, also known as Diane, was a member of American Poet Society and WIN. She was a poet, singer, songwriter and author (“Edge of the Light”); but most of all, Diane was known for her faith in God. She was a true worshiper and lover of Jesus Christ.
“She was a wonderful, tenderhearted mother and wife and will be missed and remembered well by many. Dream on Diane, Dream on Momma!”
Diane is survived by her husband Gary Lee Sotolar; children Erica Sanders and Laurie (Todd) Wagner; grandchildren Chase Drummond, Taylor Wagner, Logan Wagner and River Hope Wagner; great-grandchildren Hayden Drummond; stepchildren Karrie Rinehart and Cory Sotolar; daughter-in-law Lisa Marie Sotolar; step grandchildren Dustin Flynn, Austin Phelps, Stone Rinehart and Hawke Rinehart; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents Francis and Velda (nee Walters) Gough; sisters Glenda McWhorter and Nancy Riley; brother Stan Gough; and two twin brothers in infancy.
Service will be held at a later date.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.