Donna Marie (Ryan) Potter

Donna Marie (Ryan) Potter, 53, of Lawson, MO, passed away November 3, 2023, at home from a heart attack. Donna Marie was born May, 8, 1970, in Kansas City, MO.

Donna Maire was a sales clerk before she became a home maker. She loved crafts and art and was always making us stuff like posters and coloring pictures. She loved her dogs and really any animal. She was the most kind-hearted person you would ever meet. She would help any and everyone she could. She was one of the most loving, kind-hearted Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt, and friend. She will be missed by so many!

She was preceded in death by her father, Jim “Jimbo” Flynn; and adoptive parents, Ed and Karen Ryan.

Survivors include her husband, Clifton Potter; her children, Ashley Lea, Nikelle and Jeffery Appleberry, Samantha and Paul Murphy, Justin Potter, and Lisa and Kenny Payne; grandbabies, Joseph, Maria, and Selena Diaz, Jeremiah and Bonnie-Grace Appleberry, Leciea Kindricks, and Oxana’Jo Payne; mother, Dorthy Higgins; brother-in-law, Paul Decker; sisters, Ada Decker and Sandy Barnes; aunts, Kae Emery and Connie Ketteman; four nieces and four nephews; 15 great nieces and nephews; and so many more that called her Aunt, Mom, and Grandma.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. July 13, 2024 at her brother-in-law’s in Rayville, MO.

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.