Donna Sue Vann, 76, passed away peacefully August 30, 2021, in Claremore, Oklahoma. A private service will be held September 3, 2021 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Home where Pastor Charles Wyatt will share words of comfort. Donna will be laid to rest at Oakhaven Memorial Garden in Claremore, Oklahoma.
Donna was born in Nowata, OK on November 20, 1944, to Henry and Eva Jordan. After graduating from Oologah High School in 1963, Donna attended Draughon's Business School which prepared her for a long career as owner/ operator of Donna's Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Claremore, Oklahoma. She was loved and respected by many of her clients over the years.
Donna married Jimmie Joe Vann of Inola, Oklahoma on September 30, 1966, in a ceremony at his sister's home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Their union was blessed with two sons Scott and Chuck. Donna's hobbies included knitting, sewing, cooking, reading, and shopping on QVC!
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. Donna was dearly loved by her son Scott Vann; her son Chuck and his wife Terri Vann; her sisters Eldora and late husband Gus Siekman; Linda and late husband Kenneth Richards; Phyllis and husband Dennis Beekman; her grandchildren Jacob and wife Jessica Vann; Austin and wife Kelcey Vann; Jordan Porter, and Nick McKinney; her nieces Debbie and husband Jack Finch; Shannon and husband Geno Goetz; her great nephews Bryce Goetz, Dylan Goetz, Tyler Freeman; and great niece Alexis Freeman.
She is preceded in death by her parents Henry and Eva Jordan, Brother Jerry Don Jordan, and her husband Jimmie Vann.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Donna