Diane was proud of her oldest son, Calvin, although she was upset about his plans to leave home once he graduated from the police force. Sonny was involved in various criminal activities Diane knew nothing about. Her daughter, Sasha was the youngest of the family and coping with growing up.
On her way to her car, Diane dropped her keys on the road. When she bent over to pick them up, she didn't see Jake Dean's car speeding towards her and she was hit and killed. However, Jake sped off and left Diane in the middle of the road, where she was discovered by Calvin.