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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Donna Williams

Donna Sue Williams (Haigler)

Tuesday, December 1st, 1936 - Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Obituary

Donna Sue Williams, 83 of Van Buren passed from this earth Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was the former owner of Donna’s Style Clinic, and the Co-owner of the Mug-N-Jug restaurant in Van Buren. Donna was a life-long resident of Van Buren, and a member of the First Baptist church. She loved the people of Crawford County and was very active in the events of the county throughout the tenure of Judge Williams. Her kindness, capitalized by her selfless nature for all those she encountered knew no bounds. Adorning the character of her gentle strength was a contagious zest for seeking out and touching the “Good” of all humanity. This is her lasting legacy. Donna is preceded in death by her husband former Crawford County Judge Jerry Williams; her eldest son Kendall Kirby and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home Van Buren.

Donna is survived by her three daughters, Kathy Baker of Van Buren, Karen Welbern and husband, Loyd of Rudy, Lisa Cockrum and husband, Terry of Van Buren; her son Jerry Williams Jr. and wife, Anita of Fort Smith; her sister, Rebecca Young of Edgewood, Texas; eight grandchildren, Brandon Dorsey, Josh Baker, Kyle Baker, Chancy Cockrum and wife, Amanda, Casey Calhoon and husband, Grant, Tracy Castleberry and husband, Ryan, Whitney Williams, Lauren Kirby; ten great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Donna’s grandsons: Brandon Dorsey, Chancy Cockrum, Josh Baker, Kyle Baker, (Grandsons by marriage) Ryan Castleberry, and Grant Calhoon.

Public viewing will be Monday, August 3, 2020 from 4-6 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson St. in Van Buren.

Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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    Officiant
    Josh Baker
  • Interment

    Location
    Gracelawn Cemetery
    Address
    3003 Oak Lane
    VAN BUREN, AR ARKANSAS 72956
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2 trees have been planted in memory of Donna Sue Williams (Haigler)
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Andy and Joann Neal

Posted at 10:19pm
With Sympathy to Lisa, Terry, and Family. Andy and Joann Neal
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Martha Lane Ervin

Posted at 09:17am
You are in my thoughts.
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Floyd "Pete" Rogers and Family

Posted at 11:12am
Williams Family, Donna was such a special, wonderful & memorable person. Her exuberant, gregarious nature made a lasting impression. She is evergreen.

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