SIKESTON -- Donna Gilliland, 73, died June 11, 2012, at her home in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 27, 1938, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Wilbur and Gladys (Bell) Gossett, she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and had worked for Sikeston Woodworking, Oran Hat Factory and DeWitt Company before retiring.
On Sept. 4, 1954, she married Eugene Gilliland; he survives of the home in Sikeston.
Other survivors include: one son, Steven Eugene (Tara) Gilliland of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one daughter, Janice (Walter) Deason III of Little Rock, Ark.; two brothers, Harold Gossett of Dodge City, Kan., and Dale (Joan) Gossett of Sikeston; three sisters, Shirley (Ed) Hodgson of Lawrence, Kan., Carol Payne of Sikeston and Glendella (Jim) May of Scott City; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at noon Friday until time of funeral services at 2 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home. Bryan Ayers, First Church of the Nazarene, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.
Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.