Donna Sue (McKinney) Laney

Donna Sue (McKinney) Laney passed away on February 23, 2018 in Bend, Oregon. Donna was born on February 27, 1938 in Macon, Missouri to Charles and Beulah (Smith) McKinney.

Donna graduated from Cuba High School, Cuba Missouri in 1956. She spent a number of years working at The Cuba Free Press prior to moving to Cottage Grove, Oregon in 1976. She worked for Kinkade Insurance and Western States Insurance until her retirement. After retirement, she enjoyed many volunteer activities. She delighted in working with the SMART reading program at Bohemia Elementary School and with the Cottage Grove Chamber of commerce, where she shared her love of Oregon with visitors. Donna was a member of the Cottage Grove United Methodist Church.

She loved the beauty of the Willamette Valley and visiting the Oregon coast with family.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Patricia Happel. She is survived by daughters; Dianna (Randy) Marshall of Bend, Oregon and Karen (Doug) Miller of Alpharetta, Georgia and four grandchildren; Ryan, Kaitlyn, Colin and Emma, as well as many friends.

A memorial service will be held on April 7, 2018 at 2pm at the United Methodist Church, 334 Washington Ave, Cottage Grove.



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