Donna Jaunita Newton, 72, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at her home in Nevada, MO following a brief illness. Donna was born September 22, 1948 in Kansas City, MO to William C. and Lottie I. (McGuire) Puckett. She was united in marriage to Albert F. Newton on May 28, 1967 in Miami, OK and he preceded her in death in 2010.
Donna was raised on a farm in Nevada. She worked in housekeeping at the Nevada State Hospital for a number of years until her retirement due to a disability. She was currently attending the Cowboy Church in Nevada.
Donna was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed being with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include one daughter, Tammy Johnson (David), Nevada; one son, William Newton, Jefferson City, MO; seven grandchildren, Cody Johnson, Sylvia Matson, Michael Bolan, Chelsey Johnson, Kendall Butler, Kenzie Newton, and Lucas Johnson; six great-grandchildren; one brother, George Puckett, Nevada; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Albert, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Carl; two brothers, and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Roger Beach officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Friends may call at Ferry Funeral Home from 9-3:00 on Saturday, May 29th and from 12-3:00 on Sunday, May 30th.
Memorials are suggested to the Family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
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