Wilkins, Donna G. (Cleveland)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Donna Wilkins
Donna Wilkins

Donna G. Wilkins, 72, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 5, 2017 at the family residence.

Mrs. Wilkins was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and she was the daughter of the late Grace Echenburg Gentz and Clarence J. Gentz. She was retired from J & J Drywall here in Cleveland serving as bookkeeper with over 30 years of service. Mrs. Wilkins 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, Dale Wilkins all of Charleston, her grandchildren, Conner and Collin Wilkins of Charleston, her brother, Dick Gentz and Pat Gentz of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, 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 also survive.

The Remembrance of Life Memorial Service will be held private for the family at a later date.

The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel has charge of the arrangements. You may share your condolences and your memories with the Wilkins family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com. 

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