Donna Kaye (Graham) Bartlett, 77, of Edinburgh, Indiana, former resident of Nineveh, Indiana, passed away at her residence on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Donna was born on February 26, 1944 in Camp Atterbury, Indiana. She graduated from Nineveh High School in the Class of 1962.
Donna married the love of her life, the late James E. “Jim” Bartlett Sr. (Dec. 28, 1942 – Dec. 10, 2020), on June 21, 1961; they were married for 59 wonderful years.
Donna is survived by her two children, James E. “Jim” Bartlett Jr. (Dec. 3, 1962 – Sept. 8, 2021) and Nancy K. (Rob) Meyhew; her five grandchildren, Jeff Clanton, Donna Fay Wilgus, Jami Bartlett, Sierra Hess, and Kristen Tremblay; her twelve great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Clanton, Josh Clanton, Joey Clanton, Jayson Clanton, Bryonna Sawyer, Gary Wilgus, Eddie Wilgus, Jeremy Boyd, Blaine Hess, Camden Bartlett, whom Donna and Jim Sr. raised, Leeam Bartlett, and Isabella Bartlett; her two sisters, Betty Jane (Keith) Graham and Becky (Ottis) Martin; her nieces, caring companions, and caregivers, Dolly Shipley and Virginia A. Prairie; sister to Jim Sr., Judy Boyd.
Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Bartlett Sr.; her sisters, Carolyn Ross Gambrel and Sandra Shipley; her brothers-in-law, Henry Brown, Ed Kinzel, Doug Ross, Don Prince, and Bob Shipley; brother-in-law to Jim Sr., Bill Boyd.
A celebration of life for Donna, Jim Sr., and Jim Jr. will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 2:00pm at Nineveh Christian Church in Nineveh, Indiana with visitation from 1:00pm until the service hour. Donna will be laid to rest at Nineveh Cemetery in Nineveh, Indiana alongside her husband and son. Guests are encouraged to wear red in her honor.
Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Homes & Crematory ~ Franklin Chapel.
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