Donna was born on November 7, 1974, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of John Eugene and Noreen Connie Dagenhart Farris.
She attended the Edina Elementary and graduated from the Knox County High School in the Class of 1994. She continued her education at the Moberly Area Community College in Moberly, Missouri.
Before Donna’s health failed she was employed for a time at Casey’s General Store and she also worked in daycare.
She was good at accounting and paperwork, helping her parents and others. She enjoyed reading, watching television, painting and taking care of kids.
Donna is survived by her parents, Gene and Noreen Farris of Edina, Missouri; her dog, Lola Mae; two brothers, Kevin and his wife, Nancy Farris of Lexington, South Carolina and Douglas Farris of Edina, Missouri; a sister, Karen and her husband, Mike Cook of Gloucester, Virginia; a dear friends-sisters, Teri Mason and Staci Melton of Edina, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Megan Nicole Farris, Myia Paige Farris, Stephen Michael Cook Schrage, and McKinsey Ann Noreen Cook; step-nieces and nephews, Audrey and her husband, Madison McCarty and Vincent Bernier; a great nephew, Conner Goodwin; numerous aunts, uncles, great aunts and great uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
At her request, Donna was cremated. A memorial service was held at Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.
An expression of sympathy in memory of Donna Jean Farris may be left to the Adair County Humane Society or the Air Evac. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.