Former Shawnee resident Donna Stanley, 75, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Edinburg, Texas.
Donna Darlene Stanley passed away on Sept. 16, 2019, at the age of 75 in Edinburg, Texas, with her son and husband by her side.
She was the wife of Gene (Pete) Stanley. They shared 35 years of marriage together.
Donna was born on Aug. 2, 1944, in Vamoosa, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Ed and Rachel Sharber.
She attended school in Vamoosa and was employed most of her life as a real estate agent.
Donna enjoyed spending time with her family, reading her Bible and playing cards with friends. She loved making and delivering her famous pies to many people and using this skill as a fundraiser for countless mission trips.
She is survived by her husband Gene Stanley; son Warren and Jennifer Berry of Lockwood, Missouri; daughter-in-law Tonja Berry of Seminole; stepson Lance and Kimmi Stanley of Yukon; stepdaughter Teresa and Brad Jett of Shawnee; and sister-in-law Zoila Sharber. She is also survived by numerous cherished grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gina Berry Wilkins, and six siblings.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Seminole with interment at the Little Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday evening, Sept. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Walker Service in Shawnee.
In honor of Donna’s legacy, the family requests memorial donations be sent to your local church’s mission or youth fund.