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Leota Darlene Donley

February 18, 1935 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 82)

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Funeral Service
January 22, 2018

1:00 PM
Laverne Funeral Home
420 South Broadway
Laverne, OK 73848

Interment following funeral service
January 22, 2018

Pleasant Ridge
9 Miles North of Laverne
Laverne, OK 73848

Leota “Darlene” Donley was born February 18, 1935 in Laverne, Oklahoma, to Emery and Beulah LeCrone.  She went to be with her Lord, on January 15, 2018.

Darlene attended grade school in Laverne, Oklahoma and high school in Rosston, Oklahoma.

She married Carl E. Robbs on September 2, 1952, to this union two daughters were born, Diann Robbs (Ridgway) and Sheila Robbs (Rodkey).

On February 11, 1961 she married Nathan Donley,  three children were born, Roberta Donley (Grapes), Raymond Donley, and Glen Donley.

She loved to hand quilt, embroidery, work book and board puzzles, and gardening.

She is survived by children Diann and husband Merle Ridgway of Alva, Oklahoma; Sheila and husband Mike Rodkey of Alva, Oklahoma; Roberta and husband Larry Grapes of Chester, Oklahoma; Raymond Donley of Cherokee, Oklahoma; and Glen and wife Laurie Donley of Alva, Oklahoma; brothers, Forrest LeCrone of Enid, Oklahoma and Bud and wife, Ann LeCrone of Edmond, Oklahoma;  sisters, Pat Ross of Helena, Linda and husband David Wiggins of Kingfisher, Oklahoma; one sister in law, Lila LeCrone  of Fort Worth, Texas and 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, grandparents, brother Ted LeCrone and sister Elmadean Wilson and brother in law, Gerald Wilson, grandson Mitch Ridgway, aunts and uncles.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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