Visitation was scheduled for Donna Jean Fulkerson Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Ballard Funeral Home from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Donna passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, in her home. Funeral services were on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Christ’s Church at 2 p.m. with Pastor Gerry Chavez and Pastor Lonnie Owens officiating. Interment was at South Park Cemetery.
Donna was born on January 16, 1954, to Robert Conrad Fallwell and Roberta Jeanne Bolding in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Donna is survived by her husband, Danny Fulkerson; son, Braxton [auth] Fulkerson, and his wife Angie; daughter, Jill Jamison, and her husband Chris; and daughter, Megan Burnett, and her husband Tyler. All live in Roswell, New Mexico. She is also survived by her nine wonderful grandchildren: Braedon, Luke, Rayf, and Landon Fulkerson; Ava and Livia Jamison; Brynna, Aurora, and Kayla Burnett. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her sister, Diane Mills of Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Donna was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, as well as a faithful member of her beloved church body at Christ’s Church. Her life-song was loving, encouraging and praying for her husband, children, and grandchildren. She has left an incredible legacy of faith to each of them. She enjoyed gardening, ceramics, embroidery, cooking, traveling and giving her time to bless others through her talents. Donna received her R.N. from ENMUR in 1988, and served the Roswell community for many years with love. She and Danny were married 39 ½ years to the day, and shared her sweet lifetime serving their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, raising their children and loving their grandchildren together.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Reflections and Recovery Ministry, PO Box 721, Roswell, NM 88202-0721
Gateway Christian School, 1900 N. Sycamore, Roswell, NM 88201
Pallbearers for funeral service were Melvin Banister, Don Fedric, Bob Donnell, Morris Schertz, Steve Bates, and Rick Mooney. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Owen, Frank Willis, Duane Green, Ed Boerio and Gary Hooser.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com.