Donna Edington

Donna Virginia Edington, age 67, of Charlotte passed away peacefully on Monday, March 14, 2022. She was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on January 15, 1955, to Donald and Mary (Partridge) Oakley. She grew up in Lansing and later moved to the Nashville/Charlotte area. Donna graduated from Maple Valley High School with the class of 1973. Donna married Kevin Edington on February 12, 1999. They enjoyed life together!

Donna was a very loyal mother and grandmother. She loved her grandkids and could be found at each and every one of their sporting events- no matter the weather or how she was feeling, she was there. She worked as the Assistant Branch Manager at First of America Bank for over 16 years and as a cashier at Meijer in Charlotte, where she developed many life-long friendships. Donna also enjoyed making crafts and spent many hours making cards to give to those dear to her. She made countless blankets for friends and family members alike. She is also remembered for her witty sense of humor! She will deeply be missed by her family.

Those left behind are her husband, Kevin; her children, Melissa (Jim) Falk of Onondaga, MI, James (Kathy) Robins of Charlotte, Matthew (Tasia) Robins of Charlotte, stepdaughter, Amanda (Robert) Pierce of Bellevue; her mother, Mary (Jim) Beardslee of Onekama, MI; sister, Rosemary Newell of Grand Rapids, MI; 12 grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Those preceding her in death are her father, Donald Oakley, and her stepfather, Chester Beardslee.

Funeral services will take place at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 12PM. Family will receive friends during a time of visitation for two hours prior to the service from 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. Burial will follow in the Kalamo Hillside Cemetery.

Those desiring may make contributions in Donna’s honor to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813.

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