Donna was born in Norwalk on April 23, 1960 to James and Betty (Wikel) Thornton.
Donna is survived by her daughter Tia (Kenton) Thompson, grandson Aquilla and granddaughter Carmella of Jacksonville, FL. Also surviving are stepmom Betty Trammell; sisters Kathy Thornton, Shirlean (Mike) Smith, Linda (Tom) Moore and Barbara Thornton; brothers David (April) Thornton, Marvin (Phyllis) Haslage, and Tracey (Angie) Thornton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by two sisters, Brenda Thornton and Mary Reynolds, and two brothers, Jim Thornton and Bill Haslage.
Cremation will take place at Brown Funeral Home in Lecanto, FL.