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Donna Ruth Easley

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Donna Ruth Easley, 60, of Eustace, passed away Oct. 2, 2020.  She was born Jan. 6, 1960, in Dallas, to the home of Elvin and Wanda Varnado.
 Donna worked for Dr. Pepper in Irving for 11 years and Quadrem in Plano for nine years. In 1996, she and Charles, along with their family, started a trail ride called The Easley Trail Ride and all the donations went to the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Dallas.  
Donna loved life, she enjoyed traveling, shopping, cooking and collecting and she was a collector of many things.  More than anything she loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren. Donna will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 33 years Charles Russell Easley, brothers David Varnado and Steven Varnado and half-brother Homer Varnado.
Donna is survived by her children Shannon Easley and her friend Frank Scott, David Easley and his girlfriend Courtnee Bell and stepdaughter DeAnna Browning and her boyfriend Scott Spurgeon, grandchildren Mallory Pfeifer and her husband Matt, Brantley Easley, Chandler Easley, Zane Easley, Leyla and Emoree, uncle Junior Varnado as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service was held Oct. 6, 2020 at Moorhead Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
Reverend Dan Gurley, with First United Methodist Church in Mabank officiated for the Easley family.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Dallas in honor of the Easley family.
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