Donna S. Pence, 53, of Manchester, Ohio passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the home of her son in Manchester. She was born August 31, 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Jo Shelton, grandmother, Louise Richardson Watkins, and grandfather, Roy Lee Watkins. Donna is survived by two sons: Mark Harp of Orient, Ohio and Tommy (Michael) Clark-Harp of Manchester; life partner James Nichols of Peebles, Ohio; four sisters: Kim (Joe) Spangler of Chillicothe, Ohio, Carla (Russell) Ricketts and Jody (Amy) Shelton, both of Manchester, and Erica Joyce of Bentonville, Ohio; three brothers: John (Tiffany) Shelton and Clint (Siara) Richmond, both of Manchester, and Robert Shelton of Hamilton, Ohio; five grandchildren: Jordyn Wagner (Harp) who she raised like her own, Carly Patterson, Zachary Harp, Callie Harp and Jayden Breeze; two great grandchildren and one on the way; father, Carl Shelton of Bentonville; stepfather, Clint Richmond of Cincinnati; aunts: Myrtle Alice Shelton of Cincinnati, Mary Watkins of Kentucky, and very special aunt, Jean Collini of Indiana; uncle, Jerry Watkins of Kentucky; nine nieces; eight nephews, and numerous cousins and friends. Donna enjoyed life and loved being in the company of her grandchildren, children, sisters, brothers and friends.
Memorial donations may be made to Lafferty Funeral Home, Inc., 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The Graveside Funeral Service is 2 pm on Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Manchester Cemetery in Manchester. Pastor Ottie Williams will officiate. Lafferty Funeral Home is serving the family.