Donna June Eppright, 80, of Centerview, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 11, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 1, 1942 in Warrensburg, Missouri the daughter of Pete and Pearl (Lehnert) Houx.
Donna attended Centerview Elementary School and graduated from College High School in Warrensburg. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Lee Taylor on August 27, 1960 in Centerview. The couple would make their home in Centerview. Donna was employed with Unitog for 23 years, and later, Sprint for 14 years, until retiring. She was united in marriage to George William “Bill” Eppright on December 31, 1994 in Centerview. Being a farm wife, brought Donna great joy and satisfaction in later years. She enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, mowing her yard, and traveling. She also enjoyed keeping a daily journal.
Survivors include her husband, Bill; stepdaughter, Christy Riecke (Keith) of Wentzville, Mo.; stepson, David Eppright (Stefanie) of Centerview, Mo.; daughter-in-law, Diana Taylor of Centerview, Mo.; seven grandchildren: Nicole Taylor, Jackson Riecke, Sam Riecke, Mayzie Eppright, Hunter, Maddox and Ryker; nine great-grandchildren and her special fur baby, “Rascall.”
Donna was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Lawrence Taylor; son, Timothy Taylor and her brother, Denny Houx.
A memorial service in her honor was held on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Northside Christian Church in Warrensburg, Mo., with Rev. Sid Tiller officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah Cemetery, located north of Chilhowee.
Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg, Mo.