- September 21, 1937 - November 20, 2012
- Elkins, West Virginia
of Donna's Passing
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“Pam ;Nancy; Bonnie; & buddy
So sorry to hear of your mother passing;
my thouths & prayers are with you all
Take care...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Debra Dickinson - Elkins, WV
“Dearest Stalnaker Family, We are so sorry about the passing of your beautiful mom. You took such good care of her and I know she is smiling down on...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Joyce Harshbarger Hutton
“Bonnie and family, thinking of you all today as you honor and remember your sweet mother. She was always so nice and welcoming to me, taking me in...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Vickie Shomo Meadows - Orlando, FL
“To The Stalnaker & Lewis Family. So sorry to hear of Donna's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Donna and I grew up together in Beverly....Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Rachel Pratt & Betty Wolford
“Very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Praying that God will give you peace that only He can give. Thinking of you and keeping you and...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Lisa McDonald - Elkins, WV
“May the lord bless each and everyone of you during this time of sorrow. I never had the chance to meet Donna, however my brother Gary has on many...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Diana and Scott Brown - Phoenix, AZ
“I am thinking of all of you during this time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Donna was a wonderful mother and mother in law...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Betty Hawes - Phoenix, AZ
“Joe and I would like to send our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We love you. Brenda and Joe Nigrin
8 of 25 | Posted by: Brenda Amos Nigrin - Niece
“Barb and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Donna's passing. It was a pleasure to know your mother and a pleasure to work with her at the college....Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Vickie Armstrong
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
10 of 25 | Posted by: Rob Mallow
“Pam, Nancy, Bonnie and the rest of the Stalnaker family...I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a wonderful lady and a great friend to...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Judy Bell - Elkins, WV - Friend
“Sending my condolences to the Stalnaker family. I will always remember Aunt Donna as a sweet woman with a benevolent smile and simply beautiful blue...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Diana Pastine - Niece
“With heartfelt sympathy
13 of 25 | Posted by: Joyce Welch Piper
“Jess, Nancy and Family: Thinking of you during this difficult time.
14 of 25 | Posted by: Melissa, Jr and Haleigh
“Barbara & family Donna was avery special person when we worked together at Bata she always had asmile on her face and never complained about...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Arra currence - Beverly, WV
“Barbara My heartfelt Condolences in the loss of your dear mother what a joy it was when we all worked together at the college we had some good times...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Vicki Welch - norton, WV - friend
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.She was a wonderful lady.She was so patient with all of us kids in Beverly allowing us in her home...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Terry and Diane Louk - Nashville, TN
“Bonnie and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of your mom. She was such a sweet lady and I always enjoyed seeing her when I visited my mom...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Joni (Hill) Smailes - friedn
“To the Stalnaker family. Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences go out to your family. There are no words that can express how sorry we are...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Lori Conrad - Mill CReek, WV
“To the family, We are so sorry for your loss.
20 of 25 | Posted by: Eddie & Debbie (Blankenship) Mitchell - WV
“Sending thoughts and prayers. Aunt Donna was very special lady. Love you guys!
22 of 25 | Posted by: Karen Penna - Springfield, MO
“Pam, Buddy, Kim, Nancy, Donna and all the Stalnaker/Lewis family, so sorry for the loss of your mom. Hope her memories will help you through this...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Robin Daniels Wilson
“Barb, Buddy & family, I am sorry for the loss of your mother. May God bless you all as you share the wonderful memories of her life & as you say good...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Shelley Fenstermacher Hornick
“Barbara and Stalnaker Family,
I am so very sorry to hear of Donna's passing. She was a wonderful person, always kind, and a joy to be around. I...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Cathy Phillips
DONNA LEWIS STALNAKER BRANT, age 75 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Tuesday morning, November 20, 2012 at her home, following an extended illness.
She was born Tuesday, September 21, 1937 at Beverly, WV a daughter of the late George Arnold and Juanita Esta Mae Lewis. She was twice married. First, on January 18, 1954 at Mill Creek, WV she was married to Wilson Harry Stalnaker, who preceded her in death April 2, 1984. Second, on October 11, 1993 at Elkins, WV she was married to William P. Brant, Sr., who preceded her in death. Surviving are one son, Wilson A. "Buddy" Stalnaker and wife Kathryn, Beverly; five daughters, Barbara Currence and husband Henry; Nancy Starr and husband Cam; Bonnie Stalnaker Simmons and husband Gary, all of Beverly; Pamela C. Rosencrance and husband Richard, East Dailey; Kimberly R. Teter and husband Rob, Elkins; three stepsons, William P. Brant, Jr. and wife Brenda, MD; Marion "Pat" Brant, PA; R. A. Brant and wife Julie Ann, PA; four brothers, Glen E. Lewis and wife Agnes, KY; Arnold Ray "Bud" Lewis and wife Shirley, FL; Paul E. Lewis and wife Sandy, Morgantown; Alfred "Samp" Lewis and wife Brenda, Beverly; one sister, Linda Darlene McCollam and husband Bill, Elkins; eleven grandchildren, Matt Currence and wife Jennifer; Jessica Starr; Judson Starr; Brandon Stalnaker; Katie Stalnaker; Ashley Teter; Amy Teter; Erica Gladwell; William Gladwell; Richie Rosencrance; and Marc Simmons; and five great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are one daughter, Lea Donann Pritt; four brothers, Charles Junior; Luther Guy; Allen Dent; and Harry Eugene Lewis; and one sister, Lillian Lea Dewitt.
She attended the schools of Beverly and retired as a Housekeeper from Davis & Elkins College with twenty-three years of service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 PM, Friday. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 12 PM. The Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Parli will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman, WV.The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Lewy Body Dementia Association 912 Killian Hill Road SW Lilburn, GA 30047.