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Donna Lee (Fulkerson) Burkhead
February 4, 1937 ~ June 26, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
Donna Lee Burkhead, 86, of Metropolis, IL, entered the gates of Heaven on Monday, June 26, 2023.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at the Aikins- Farmer-Loftus- McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, IL, with Pastor Brian Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Metropolis.
A native of Massac County, IL, she was an amazing mother, sister, and grandmother. Donna was a dedicated member of Eastland Life Church and enjoyed serving in the nursery for 58 years. She loved her family with all her might, loved playing golf and watching all sports. Playing with and telling anyone who would listen about her great-grandchildren was she favorite past-time. She loved all her grandkids a “bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.”
Donna was survived by her sons, Bill and Linda Burkhead of Pope County, IL and John Burkhead of Metropolis, IL; sister, Eleanor Windhorst of Paducah, KY; brother, Jimmy and Barbara Fulkerson of Humboldt, TN; granddaughters, Sara and Eric Robson of, TN, Leah and Lukus Inman of Metropolis, IL, Jessica and Brandon Holt of Metropolis, IL; grandsons, Marshall and Addie Burkhead of Metropolis, IL and Blake Burkhead of Metropolis, IL; and 9 great-grandchildren, Michelle, Ethan and Mazzie Burkhead; Hannah and Emma Inman; Katie Robson; Breona and Bradon Holt, and her youngest grandchild and look-alike Whitley Burkhead.
She was preceded in death by husband, Marshall Burkhead; her parents, Elizabeth and Roby Fulkerson; grandson, Brian Burkhead; and many beloved siblings.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday evening, July 1st, 2023 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home and Sunday morning from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m.
Condolences may be left online at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.