Donna Jean's Story
Donna Jean Byrd Bowles, 60, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at her home in Fairfield, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer.
Donna was born on Jan. 5, 1956, the daughter of the late Don and Betty Byrd.
Donna is survived by her two children, Shannon Bowles (Alicia), of Glasgow, and Jennifer Bowles Matthews (Justin), of Fairfield, Ill. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren whom she loved very much. Other survivors include her brothers, Carlos Byrd, of Nashville, Tenn., Tony Byrd, Kip Byrd and Gary Dale Byrd, all of Glasgow.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Donnie Byrd.
There will be a celebration of life service held in her memory on Nov. 26, 2016, at Wisdom Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Wisdom. Family and friends are invited to attend, arriving at 1 p.m. with the service beginning at 2 p.m. Please come and share your memories of Donna as we celebrate and honor her life.
Published on November 18, 2016