Donna Florence
Donna Florence
  • February 15, 1955 - April 18, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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Memorial service for Donna Faircloth Florence, 62, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. Rev. Stephen Taylor will officiate. The family will greet friends following the service at the funeral home.

Donna passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Grady and Anne Howerton Faircloth. Donna was a member of Union United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Spring Valley High School and Spartanburg Methodist College. While attending college, she met the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Florence and following graduation they were married in 1975. She was an avid gamecock fan, spent many years enjoying “Pappy’s Porch” in Garden City Beach, and most importantly, she loved spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Bob, are daughters, Ashley Florence Rhyne (James), Kristen Kelly Florence, Megan Florence Joyner; grandchildren, Cooper, Ellison, Townsend, Neyland, Judsen, and Maylee. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Kistler and her daughters, Courtney and Cara Kistler; brother-in-law, Bill Florence; nieces, Margaret Anne, Leah; nephews, John and Kyle.

Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

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