Donella Atteberry, age 43, of Monett, went to be with the Lord at 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, following a battle with cancer. She was born on March 4, 1969 in Branson, Mo., to Peggy and Donnie Gideon.
She was preceded in death by both natural parents.
She is survived by her husband, James Atteberry, of Monett; three daughters, Christy Gideon, of Branson, Misty Thornton Long, of Forsythe, and Jessica Thornton Groves, of Illinois; step-father, Marvin Yokum, of Lampe; one sister, Jeannie Gill Baker, of Galena, Mo.; three brothers, Johnnie Gill, of New Florence, Troy Gill, of Nixa and Darren Gideon, of Lampe; 15 nieces, nephews and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Graveside services will follow at Pierce City Cemetery.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her name to the Lakin Funeral Home. God Bless.