Donna R (Clark) Burns

Donna Burns Obituary PhotoDonna R (Clark) Burns, 72, of Ozark, MO, formerly of Stockton , MO, April 2, 1945 - March 1, 2018.

Donna R Burns, age 72, of Ozark, Missouri, passed away March 1, 2018. She entered this world April 2, 1945, in Stockton, Missouri, the daughter of George and Ella (Martin) Clark. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Donna was baptized as one of Jehovah's witnesses in 1974 and spent countless hours in the voluntary ministry service and demonstrated her Christian devotion every day. She was known for her forever youthful spirit, enjoyed sewing, crafting, singing karaoke, listening to music, laughing, taking care of animals, and giving to others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Donna is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lyda and Minnie Mae; three brothers: Robert, Martin, and Oscar; and a son, Dean Burns.

Donna is survived by her children: William (Jenny) Burns of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, Chris Burns of Utica, Missouri, Jeff (Davonne) Burns of Ozark, Missouri, and Jennifer (Brandon) Crites of Gardner, Kansas; nine grandchildren: Kyndall, Julian, Dylan, Ella, Levi, Zoey, Braun, Lexi, and Avery; sisters, Nancy Cully of Stockton, Missouri, and Judy Oberly of Stockton, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ozark, Missouri. A potluck will immediately follow to remember Donna. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ozark, Missouri. To leave an online condolence, please visit

Published on on March 5, 2018.