Donna Severns

Donna J. Severns, 69, of Beardstown died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Rushville, a daughter of Lester and Gladys Marie Sellers Pryor. She married William Severns in 1948 in Beardstown. He died March 7, 1996.

She also was preceded in death by three grandchildren, one sister and three brothers.

Surviving are one son, David (and Linda) of Browning; two daughters, Kay (and Ted) Dodds of Frederick and Marilyn (and Lee) McGee of Hannibal, Mo.; one brother, William Pryor of Oxnard, Calif.; three sisters, Sandra Launer of Washington, Mary Lou Breeden of East Galesburg and Betty Adcock of Chula Vista, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She had been a waitress at several restaurants in Beardstown, including Yates' Restaurant, the A&W, the Illini and the Star Cafe. She also sold Fuller Brush products.

Services were held Friday at Sager Funeral Home. Burial was in Beardstown Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Beardstown Christian Academy.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/25/2001

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