Diana Patterson was born April 6, 1961 in Waterloo, Iowa and is the oldest of four children. It was in 1969, when that Diana’s family moved to the west side of Fort Worth where her parents still live today.
Diana was saved in 1978 at the age of 17 and was baptized in 1983. Anyone who hears Diana’s salvation experience knows the Lord truly had His hand on bringing together all factors at the right time and place for her to ask Him to be her Lord and Savior.
Diana and her husband Mike met on a blind date in February 1983 while visiting family in Del Rio, Texas. Mike moved to Fort Worth in May 1983 and they were married on July 29, 1983. They have three children. Their oldest is their son Robert Flanigan who is married to Josey and they have three daughters Jasette Elise, Olivia Rose, and Adalynn Grace. Their second child is their daughter Ashley (Flanigan) Aaron who is married to Ben Aaron and they have four children, daughter Emma Leann, daughter Audrey Rose, son Roland Cooper and son Eli Benjamin. Their youngest is their son Kyle Patterson who is married to Tasha and they have three children, daughter Kenzie Allen, daughter Alexis (Lexi) Brook and son Keagan Boyd. All of Diana and Mike's children and their families are saved and members of Willow Park Baptist Church.
Mike and Diana have been members of Willow Park Baptist Church since 1996. She has been on staff at Willow Park Baptist Church as a part-time secretary since 2004.