LaDonna J. Epperson, 70, of Shawnee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Oklahoma City.

LaDonna J. Epperson, 70, of Shawnee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Oklahoma City.

She was born Nov. 5, 1948, to La Vern Leo and Eula (Day) Greenlee in Shawnee.

LaDonna was raised in Tecumseh and graduated with the class of 1966 from Tecumseh High School. She lived in the Shawnee Lake area until her retirement, then moved to Lake Texoma and recently moved back to the Shawnee Lake area.

LaDonna retired from Tinker Air Force Base after more than 30 years of service.

She loved quilting, gardening, stained glass and her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Lee May; husband, Joe Epperson; her parents, La Vern and Eula Greenlee; and granddaughter, Macie Jo Matthews.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lara and Justin Matthews of Shawnee; one son and daughter-in-law, Theodore and Lisa May of McLoud; four grandchildren, Sabra and Matt Palomares, Ashley May, Theodore May Jr. and Eli Matthews; one sister, Corlyss Bailey of Tecumseh; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Bobby and Yong-Tammy Greenlee and Jimmy and Debbie Greenlee; and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, with family gathering from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home.

Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Clint Dawkins, Sharon Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.