Donna Dee Qualls was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of Thomas Wickham and Martha Lee Nelson Wickham on December 30, 1938 and departed this life on March 20, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Mountain Home, Arkansas, at the age of 81 years.
She was united in marriage to Luther D. Qualls on April 29, 1957 in Pontiac, Michigan.
Donna is survived by her husband, Luther Qualls; her four daughters, Nita Sandberg, Pearlene Harrell, Lee Ann Reed, and Roxanne Anderson; seven grandchildren,; fourteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Rochelle Wickham and Gloria June Sampson; one brother, Mike Duncan; many nieces and nephews; other relatives; and countless friends.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Loretta Linson and Marilyn Judkins.
Donna was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.
She went to school in Thayer, Missouri.
Donna was a great cook. In addition to cooking at home, she was a cook at the Country Cottage in Thayer.
She liked gardening, growing both vegetables and beautiful flowers.
Donna liked camping and loved to fish.
She will truly be missed by her family and all that knew her.
Funeral services were held March 21, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.
Interment was in Walker Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.