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Donna Lansford

September 24, 1939 — July 11, 2019

Donna Lansford

Donna Mae Lansford passed away July 11, 2019 in Waco, Texas at the age of 79. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Pastor Cary Killough officiating. Interment will be in the Lost Prairie Cemetery

Donna was born September 24, 1939 in Groesbeck, Texas to Finus Lennaman and Dorothy Marie Rogers Sims. She was a graduate of Mexia High School, where she played volleyball. Donna married her lifelong partner, Bobby Joe Lansford in Groesbeck. After moving to Waco in 1978, she went to work for Waco ISD and taught at Gurley Elementary for 20 plus years, prior to retiring.

Donna loved animals and rescued numerous dogs and cats; she also enjoyed singing, dancing, swimming, water skiing and sports of all types. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hewitt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Finus and Dorothy Sims; husband, Bobby Lansford; and daughter, Shannon Lansford Weber.

Donna is survived by her son, Brandon Lansford of Houston; grandchildren, Natalee Shanks of Waco and Cory Weber of Waco; great grandson, Wyatt Shanks and Preston Weber ; sister, Beth King of Dallas; niece, Sharman Gillen of Dallas; and nephew, Dean King of Dallas.

Service Details.


When: Sunday, July 14th, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home
Address: 605 S. McKinney St MEXIA, TX 76667

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