Donna Vanarsdale Bivens, 65, of Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11:18 PM at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.
She was born on August 8, 1952, in Adair County, Ky.
She was the daughter of the late Everett Stanton and Floy Lee Burris Vanarsdale and the widow of Sam Bivens who preceded her in death on January 3, 2008.
Donna was also preceded in death by one grandson, Jansen Reeves Wilkerson on July 2, 1995, one brother and two sisters, Paul Vanarsdale, Rena Carter and Lou Keltner.
She is survived by one daughter, Stephanie (Rob) Wilkerson; one son, Chad (Pam) Bivens; one brother, J. C. (Elizabeth) Vanarsdale all of Columbia, Ky; two sisters, Doris (Sonny) Miller, and Judy (Kenneth) Miller all of Jamestown, Ky; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Nell Vanarsdale of Columbia, Ky; three grandchildren, Jordan (Katlyn) Knifley, Dillon Wilkerson and Emily Bivens.
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
She had professed faith in Christ and was a homemaker, she loved spending time with her family.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Johnson and Bro. Bobby Withers officiating.
Interment followed in Haven Hill Cemetery.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Visitation was held after 4:00 PM Wednesday.
Pallbearers were Greg Keltner, Doug Vanarsdale, Ronnie Vanarsdale, Joe Vanarsdale, Alan Vanarsdale, Daryl Vanarsdale, and Kevin Vanarsdale.