Donna Gayle Gabbard

Donna Gayle Gabbard, 63, of Booneville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 in her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1950 in Paris to William Wesley and Artie Mae (Pruitt) Goff.

She was a retired from Today’s Kid’s toy company and was a member of the Glendale Baptist Church. She loved crocheting, photography, quilting, gardening and was an avid reader.

She is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Betty Ruth Pace and Anita Draper.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Glendale Baptist Church near Booneville with burial in Glendale Cemetery, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Gene Gabbard of the home; one daughter, Amanda Gayle Gabbard of the home; one son, Roy Gabbard, Jr. of Rogers; three sisters, Pebble Pointer, Shirley Johnson and Billie Sue Zornes, all of Booneville; other relatives and many friends.

The pallbearers will be Robert Pace, Benjamin Pace, Jr., Scott Zornes, Tony Zornes, Donald Draper, Jr., and Mark Draper. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerry Johnson, Rayford Pace and Michael Johnson.

The family will visit with friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at Roberts Funeral Home.

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