Donna G. Wilkins


Donna G. Wilkins, 72, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday afternoon, Nov. 5, 201,7 at the family residence.

She was born in Mount Clemons, Mich., the daughter of the late Grace Echenburg Gentz and Clarence J. Gentz.

She was retired from J & J Drywall in Cleveland serving as bookkeeper with more than 30 years of service. She enjoyed the outdoors including, working in her yard, campfires, grilling out, traveling and fast cars!  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

 Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Robert “Dave” Wilkins of Cleveland; her sons: Dean Wilkins, and his wife, Shannon, and Dale Wilkins, all of Charleston; her grandchildren: Conner and Collin Wilkins of Charleston; her brother, Dick Gentz, and his wife Pat, of Mount Clemons, Mich.; her nieces: Wendy Bradenburg, and her husband, Don, and Stacy Gentz; her nephews: Keith and Brian Gentz; her sister-in-law, Mary Gentz, and her husband, Arn, of Michigan; her best friend, Carlotta Clemons, and her husband, Ken, of Cleveland.

 A private Remembrance of Life memorial service will be held for the family at a later date.

The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

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