Donna M. Harper

Donna M. Harper, 78, of Columbia, died Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 4:18 A.M. at Baptist Health Lexington.

She was born January 28, 1940, in Russell County, to the late John and Josephine Carnes Marcum. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. “Jimmy” Harper on October 28, 2011. She was a member of Columbia Christian Church and a homemaker.

Her survivors include two daughters; Lisa (Jay) Johnson of Nicholasville, and Jamie (Richard) White of Louisville; four grandchildren, Harper White, Casey (Chris) Walker, Cara (Patrick) Workman, Anna Johnson and fiancé Sean Widmer; four great-grandchildren, Colt, Eli and Grace Walker, and Drew Workman; two sisters, Bernita Blair of Russell Springs, Joyce Helm of Wilson, NC; brother-in-law, Otis Hines of Jamestown; and several other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Stephens, Bro. Terry White and Bro. Raymond Martin officiating.

Burial was in Columbia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Columbia Christian Church, which can be left at the funeral home.

The casket bearers were Jay Johnson, Richard White, Harper White, Chris Walker, Patrick Workman, and Barry Loy.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.