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Donna Jo (Parker) Havens
Donna P. Havens passed into the comfort of Jesus
arms on January 1, 2013 in Tulsa, OK. A long
time Ponca City resident; she was born in Kaw
City, OK on August 5, l930 to Charles & Hazel (Cassity)
Aug 5, 1930 - Jan 1, 2013
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
She was known as Donna Jo to family and friends
growing up. She graduated from Kaw City, then
going on to Business School in Ponca City. She
was a devoted mother & grandmother. She had a
great love of family and always looked forward
to getting together when possible. She loved to
travel - enjoying an annual Branson trip each
fall. Also the Sunday gathering of Memorial
weekend in Kaw City was very important to her.
She grew up dancing to Bob Wills & Leon McAuliff;
later dancing at the Status Quo & 101. She was a
very strong woman, having many obstacles to
conquer in her life. Her motto was : " I'm like
unsinkable Molly Brown - I'm not down yet". She
also loved cardinals which reflected her bright
She is preceded in death by her son Kevin Scott
Smith; parents Charles & Hazel Parker, siblings
Benny Parker; Charlene Goodwin; & Wini Ransom
and niece Vicki Breeden.
She is survived by her daughter Jeri D. Bassett
& son-in-law Jerry; four precious grandchildren
- Joiya Marie Smith, Juliet Elise Smith, Jordan
Evan Scott Smith and Nathan Wayne Bassett.
brother Jim Parker ( Roberta ); daughter-in-law
Sierra Gray (Dave); sister-in-law Norma Smith;
close cousin Joni Thompson; nieces & nephews:
Linda Howard; Robyn Goodwin; Tom Taylor; Chris
Taylor; Theri Ashe; Colette Winston; Brett
Parker; Kitti Threlkeld; Tommy Jacobs; Kati
Jacobs; Tommy Smith ;Sandra Clapp and Patricia
Daley. cousin Mary Colby and many other
relatives and friends. She will be greatly
missed, but her spirit will live on in all those
who knew her.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Kaw City
United Methodist Church with her nephew, Elder
Chris Taylor, officiating. Burial will follow in
the Grandview Cemetery. Casket bearers will be;
Kati Jacobs, Tommy Jacobs, Tommy Smith, David
Clapp, Carl Daley and Joe Colby.
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