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“Lawrence, I know your heart hurts, but I know what you and I talked when I was in the nursing home. We will miss Donna Jean, especially you family...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Weese - Amherstdale, WV

“Hi Duwanna: So sorry to hear of the passing of Donnna Jean. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories provide comfort...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Vickie Workman - Graham, NC

“Lawrence and family - so sorry to learn of Donna Jean's passing. May God comfort you during this difficult time. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Gail (Spry) Peck - Gahanna, OH

“Faithful to the end...she will be missed but never forgotten. We shall meet again in that better land. Love & prayers for the family. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Frank & Tiny Imes - Brooksville, FL

“Donna Jean was always such a kind and caring person. We always enjoyed times spent with them at Kathy and Kenny's. She loved her kids and grandkids...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Larry and Shirley Barrett - VA

“So very sorry.. Prayers ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: sonya counts - Lynurm, WV

“Praying for the family and fiends of this lovely lady. So sorry for your great loss. She always made me feel so special. With much love ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Julie (Bryant) Elliott-Vinson - WV

“I am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure Donna Jean is smiling her wonderful smile down from Heaven. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Crabtree Stearns - FL

“Sweet memories of church services with Donna Jean and what a blessing she was with her testimonies and songs. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Naomi Riggsby - Ashland, KY


Donna Jean Williams
of Lyburn, WV
Donna Jean Ryan Williams, 76, of Lyburn, departed this life on Saturday, June 6, 2015, from her residence, after a long illness.
She was born on August 9, 1938, at Earling, the daughter of the late Virgil and Mary Polly Jane Carter Ryan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her parents-in-law, John and Inez Rakes Williams; and her brother-in-law, Charles Hunter.
Donna Jean was a member of the Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church for 60 years where she took great joy in working for the Lord through her church. She was a home maker who loved caring for her family. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, Donna Jean was an inspiration to all who knew her. A lady with a heart of gold, she would help anyone in need. Although a quiet woman, Donna Jean taught us to always find the good in any situation and that a good laugh would fix almost anything. Her laugh was contagious.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 57 years, Lawrence Williams; one daughter, Duwanna (Mike) Sorrell of Kistler; one son, Kenneth (Kathy) Williams of Man; one sister, Carolyn Hunter of Neibert; one brother, James Allen (Judy) Ryan of Madison Creek; five grandchildren, T.J. Mullins of Kistler, Kenneth R. (Katrina) Williams, II of Chapmanville, Kristopher J. (Amy) Williams of Ona, Anthony D. (Lindsey) Stollings of Logan, and Amy (Britt) Trent of Elk Creek; six great-grandchildren, Michael Sorrell, Xander Mullins, Kaleb Mullins, Karlie Williams, Aubree Williams, and Olivia Trent; and several nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Rev. Alfred "Butch" Cobb and Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the funeral home also.
Pall bearers will be grandsons and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home.

Funeral Home
Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home
115 Market Street Man, WV 25635
Tel. (304) 583-6582

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