November 17, 1935 – December 26, 2015
Donna Spracklen, 80, of Pana , died Saturday, December 26, 2015 in Heartland Regional Medical Center, Marion, IL. She was born November 17, 1935 in Pana to Don & Mary Ellen Webb Parr.
Donna had lived in Pana most of her life, except for 10 years in Johnson City, IL. A homemaker, she attended the Tower Hill Free Methodist Church and was a member of the Pana VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, traveling, crocheting, cooking, and baking.
Donna Parr and Kenneth “Herb” Spracklen were united in marriage on on May 2, 1953 in Pana. He preceded her in death on February 21, 2002.
She is survived by her children: Brenda Hickman, Pana, IL; Kenneth Spracklen & wife Carol, Pana, IL; Donald Spracklen, Johnson City, IL; and Keith Spracklen & wife Carol, Pana, IL; 13 grandchildren: Heath Spracklen, Shelly Cook, Amber Weakly, Jason Spracklen, Sarah Troyer, Tiffany Spracklen, Dalton Spracklen, Cameron Spracklen, Stacie Newlin, Michael Hadley, Alicia Bennett, Nicole Bonn, and Cameron Cloe; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister: Addie Barding, Pana, IL ; and special friend: Peter Spracklen. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her mother; father; step father, Elise Esmann; and one sister in infancy.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Rosemond Grove Cemetery, Rosamond at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Kurt Feneley officiating.
Family requests memorials be made to Carnegie-Schuyler Library, Pana.