Donna Sue Willson, 67, of Amarillo, TX went to her heavenly home on February 12, 2021.
Services will be at 3:00 P.M., Friday, February 19, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. A private burial will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Donna was born in Coffeyville, KS on October 29, 1953, to Mary Lou and William Alvin Miller. The Miller family moved from Kansas to Amarillo, TX in January 1956. Donna graduated from Caprock High School in 1973.
Donna and William Lee Willson were married on April 5, 1974, in Amarillo, TX. She operated a home daycare for decades, loved caring for children, and was affectionately called “Nanny” by both daycare children and her grandchildren. She also worked for Goodcare Health Services providing home care for the elderly. Donna attended Harvest Time Pentecostal Church of God and will be missed by her church family. She also enjoyed competitively playing games with family and friends and always wanted to play “Donna wins”.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents Mary Lou and William Alvin Miller, and brother William Patrick Miller.
Survivors include her husband William Willson, son Wesley Willson and wife Kathy of Amarillo, daughter April Love and husband Joel of Bushland, and three grandchildren Colton Boyett, Kyle Love, and Brianna Willson. Donna’s surviving siblings include Robert Miller and wife Martha of Amarillo, Brenda Miller and Rodney Wynn of Amarillo, Brian Miller and wife Terri of Amarillo, Debbie Ballengee, and husband Jim of Grapevine, Scott Miller and wife Lisa of Austin, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the care and compassion of Amarillo Center for Skilled Care and BSA Hospice.
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12 Replies to “Donna Sue Willson”
Nanny was an Amazing Woman! I would not be the person I am today, if it was not for her!
My condolences to the family. Donna was my neighbor for many years and I always enjoyed our conversations. She was a very good lady who’s priorities were her children and husband. My she Rest In Peace 🙏🏼🙏🏼
We are so very sorry for your loss. Love & prayers.
Joe & Paula Morris
We will always cherish our memories of our sweet sister. We will always love you and miss you Sis.
May God bless your family at this time of loss with His comfort and care, and may Donna be rejoicing in His everlasting presence. We are so sorry.
May she RIP! Cherish the beautiful moments with her and may her memory be eternal!! We love you and thinking of you. George, Anna and Megan🙏🏻🙏🏻
I àm praying for you and your family. I love you all. Wish I could be there to hug you. Keep in touch.
I will always love you like a sister. It hurts that you are gone but not for long. I will see you soon my sweet friend. Then we will sit at Jesus feet ànd visit. Only one thing wrong I was supposed to go first.
Sending love and hugs to your family!❤️No words can take your family’s pain away for your loss; however, hold on to those wonderful and happy memories to help you with your grief. I hope you find peace knowing she’s no longer in pain and fully healed in heaven. I am thankful she was there to keep my first born, Matthew, when he was little. Thank you for sharing her with us!
Love you Cuz
Doug and Theda(Bates) Tatum
Rest In Peace beautiful friend ! ❤️
You will always be in our hearts my beautiful sister. We will miss and love you forever.