Thursday, April 3, 2008

Donna Marie Schell, 65, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2008, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett.

She was born Nov. 7, 1942, in Oakland, Calif., the daughter of Omer and Ruth (Morgan) Giles. On April 26, 1969, in Reno, Nev., she was united in marriage to Larry Schell, who preceded her in death on May 31, 1996. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Emry Giles in 1935.

Survivors include: one son, Dan Schell, and his wife, Lisa, of Cassville; two daughters, Dorothy Schell, of Missouri, and Karen Schell, of California; one sister, Zella Giles, of Oroville, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren

She received her education in California and was a 1960 graduate of Alhambra High School. In 1974, she moved to Cassville to make her home. For 23 years she was employed at Fasco as an inspector and then in the accounting department. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. James Stewart and Rev. Bob Neeley conducted the services. Burial was at Ruddick Cemetery, Garfield, Ark.

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