Donna Kennedy Wilbourn passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her children on Tuesday, August 28th.
She was born on June 13th 1932 in Fairmont, West Virginia to the late William Reason Kennedy and Minnie Yost Kennedy. She was a graduate of East Fairmont High School and she served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Donna was preceded in death by her husband Joseph W. Wilbourn and her son Kevin J. Wilbourn. Survivors include her children, Susan W. Smith and her husband James L. Smith, Frances Wilbourn and her husband Dink Nolen, Joseph Wilbourn, Belinda Wilbourn; three grandchildren, Shaun Smith and his wife Emily Smith, Oscar Nolen and Cesar Nolen; great granddaughter Charlotte Smith; her sisters-in-law Carol Kennedy and Karen Kaufman and her husband Dennis Kaufman; nieces Scarlet Kennedy, Tracey Kennedy and Margaret Kennedy; nieces-in-law Marianne Matos and Karyn Potter as well as several grand nieces and nephews.
Memorials can be made to Humane Society of Charlotte (www.humanesocietyofcharlotte.org) H.A.P.P.E Dog Rescue & Adoption (www.HAPPEPets.org ) and The Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org ).