Obituary Notice

Williams (Cousins)

Died: August 23, 2021

Aged: 73 Years
From: Coelbren, Neath, Powys, Wales

Diane Williams (Cousins) beloved wife of Daryl sadly passed away on 23.08.2021 aged 73 in Singleton hospital, Swansea, Wales.


Diane lived with her husband Daryl in the small quiet village of Coelbren, Neath, Powys Wales where Diane enjoyed life after retirement 


Diane was the beloved mother of Grahame & Nicholas, Diane also becoming mami to Lady Kendal Jaggar & Adrian Williams through her marriage to Daryl.


Diane was also fortunate to be blessed with grandchildren whom she adored and herself as a wonderful grandmother loved every memory she shared with her grandchildren.


Her passing has left a massive void in her family’s life and they try to analyse life without this courageous lady who as a Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, friend and

as Wales First Lady of Comedy and Song leaves a legacy behind that will never be forgotten.


“Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories,

as death leaves heartache that no-one can heal only love can leave a memory,

for there is only happiness in this life and to love and to be loved,

for thus in death is taken with us for eternal life,

as we remember that love is the whole thing, we are only the peices that join to build 

a legacy of love, in our life journey and one in rememberance of our passing

the song has ended but the melody lingers on




Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin & Friend


Funeral Location:

Coelbren Church Coelbren Neath Powys Wales

Date of Funeral:

Friday 24th September 2021.

Time of Funeral:


Family Wishes

Diane's funeral will be live video streamed - from 11.30am on the 24th September 2021- for everyone join including those outside the chapel


All are welcome to celebrate the life of Diane outside the chapel – however the chapel is very small and only 55 are allowed in the small chapel as directed by the Cannon.

Please respect the chapel for the family bubbles, however all welcome outside and in the churchyard leaving the burial area free for family to lay Diane to rest.

The service will be conducted in both Welsh and English Language. Flowers are welcome from all with no restrictions on colour 

Diane will be received into the chapel on Thursday 23rd September 2021, where a private service will be conducted in Welsh for the family including prayers and private time with Diane – the family welcome people to respect Dianes prayers and vigil ahead of her funeral however, the family ask that this time in the chapel to be private. However, anyone wishing to be outside when she arrives are welcome to pay their respects.

The family would like to thank all the nursing staff who cared for Diane at the Singleton hospital, and to all the wonderful family, friends and neighbours who helped and kept Diane upbeat during her sickness.

The family would also like to express their gratitude for the wonderful messages of condolences’ during this very sad time.


Diane’s celebration of life will be remembered at “The Rugby Club, Abercrave after the burial family and friends are welcome to enjoy refreshments & food to share the wonderful memories they have and any photographs of Diane. with gratitute and thanks ahead to Rosie and her team

Thank you to Julie at Roger Castle & Daughter Independent Funeral Directors Ystalyfera, Swansea, Wales for their outstanding attention to detail and ensuring every care and detail of Diane’s journey to her final resting place is done with dignity and the upmost professionalism. Thank you (Lady Kendal Jaggar) any flowers can be delivered to the undertakers to be transported to the chapel


Diane’s flowers are being done by Lady Kendal Jaggar’s personal florist who is travelling to Wales to ensure that Diane’s farewell is as beautiful as she was – if any body would like to order a wreath or flowers for Diane’s funeral please feel free to contact Sonia on 01304 275681 to order.