She was born November 27, 1957 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Betty Ann and Fred Dennis Sr.
She graduated from Lafayette High School and was working at Hillshire Farms (formerly Sara Lee). She enjoyed taking care of people, and was a Christian.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, a great nephew, Ethan Swett, a great niece, Baylee Martin and two brother in laws Ronnie Parton, and Earl Vandgrift.
Survivors include, two brothers, Fred Dennis Jr. and wife Cindy of Rosendale, MO, and David W. Dennis of St. Joseph, five sisters, Virginia Grippando and husband David, Phyllis Wood, and husband Robert all of St. Joseph, MO, Eva May Wood and husband Frank, Neva Kay Vandgrift all of Clarksdale, MO, and Kathy Edwards and husband Tommie of Saint Joseph, MO, close friends, Bill & Maureen Reid of St. Joseph, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Tuesday with a funeral service to be conducted at 7:00 pm, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home. The Inurnment will be at the Ashland Cemetery Friday.
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