Donna Jean Linthicum, 59, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born Saturday, February 3, 1951 in Viola, Arkansas, the daughter of J. R. and Margie C. (Haney) Roberts. She departed this life at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at her home in Pleasant Hill surrounded by her family and friends.
On August 25, 1971, Donna was united in marriage to Gene Linthicum in East Lynne, Missouri.
Donna managed the Dollar General Store in Pleasant Hill for over 10 years; later working for the Casey's Convenience store also in Pleasant Hill.
She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Her absence will leave a hole in the hearts of all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her father, one brother Wayne Roberts and one son Jayson Linthicum who died on March 6 of this year.
She is survived by her mother Margie Roberts of Raymore; her husband Gene of the home; one son Douglass and his wife Amanda of Schell City, Missouri; five grandchildren Rebaka, Trevor, Alyssa, Shawn, and Brandon; her brother Jeff Roberts of East Lynne; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at the funeral home. Reverend James Damon of the River of Life Church in Schell City officiated. Interment was in the Swan Lake Memorial Park Cemetery in Grain Valley. Casket bearers were Billy Gregg, D.J. Linthicum, Roger Lowry, Bill Raffurty, Sam Roberts, and Terry Roberts.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family and may be sent in care of the funeral home.