Donna Jean Tillman Counts, September 18, 1933~November 21, 2016
She had a chicken farm, raised cattle and retired from Baldwin Piano.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her late husband, E.A. Mickey Counts; grandson, Creig Rogers; great-grandson, Eli Mathis; sisters, Betty Shoffit, Hanna Tillman, Christen Taylor and Ellen Copeland Wheeler; brothers, Chuck, Bennie and Willard Tillman.
Donna is survived by four daughters, Diana Hammons (Ron), Debbie Rogers (Les), Dena Stockalper and Dawn Brake; one son, Mike Counts; one brother, Willis Tillman; 16 grandchildren, Jessie Sanders, Zack Hickman, Jeana Mathis, Holly Hammons, Chris, Casey and Chance Rogers, Hanna, Micka, Mickey and Toddy Counts, Maddie Rakes, Melissa Hagerman, Lindsey Vielma, Mindy Smith and Morgan Brake; 21 great-grandchildren, Gavin McGarrah, Alex, Mackenzie, Landon, Laken and Lynley Rogers, Acacia and Ellora Branstetter, Tyler and Chloe Sanders, Zayde and Azaylee Hickman, Faith, Jasper and Mary Mathis, Caynen and Elizabeth Smith, Zoey Stephenson, Kelby Smith, Harrison Hagerman and Grayson Counts.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel with Pastor Glen Faulkner officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. Friday, November 25, 2016 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Creig Rogers Scholarship Fund at Elkins High School, Alzheimer’s Association, Mt. Olive Cemetery or the Cystic Fibrosis Association.
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