Donna Jo Weathers

Friday, June 6, 2014

Donna Jo Weathers, 55, of Manila, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at her home. Born Dec. 15, 1958, in Osceola, she was the daughter of the late Norma Faye Stone Watts and had lived most of her life in Manila. She was a retired certified nurses aide and a former employee of the Monette Manor and Manila Nursing Centers.

In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Weathers, in 2003, and a granddaughter, Ioanna Reese Marcus, in 2007.

Survivors include one son, Steven Palmer of Freemont, Mich.; two daughters, Deborah Powers of Blytheville and Misty Marcus of Beaufort, S.C.; her father, James Watts of Manila; one brother, Tom Watts of Manila; two sisters, Debbie Copeland and Brenda Davis, both of Manila; seven grandchildren, including one granddaughter, Amber Palmer, raised in the home.

Graveside funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 9, in Manila Cemetery with Rev. Paul Horner officiating. Burial is under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive friends from noon-1:30 Monday at the funeral home.

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