They have a divorce deal. Governor Bentley and his wife Dianne. Didn’t take long — she filed for a divorce a month ago. Now they have settled on dividing-up money and property. And the governor says he will ask the court to make all of it public. The governor issued a statement saying, “The last four weeks have been a very difficult time for my family and for our state. The people of Alabama have prayed for us and have encouraged us. For that, I am extremely grateful.”. The Bentley’s were married for 50 years.