Donna Overson Oaklief passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021 on her 56th birthday. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Donna was born on April 12th, 1965 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Leiland and Lela Overson and was the sixth of nine children. On November 2, 1984 she married the love of her life, Jeffrey Allen Oaklief. They raised two daughters, Brittany and Courtney, and they have seven grandchildren.
Donna had a passion for serving, and her life was dedicated to ministering to others, especially her own family. Many were blessed by her genuine friendship. Fellow church members would often rave about her kindness, compassion, and loving spirit. She was a talented singer and known for her famous cinnamon rolls. Her and her husband owned and operated a successful glass business together for 22 years.
Donna was preceded in death by her father, Leiland Overson, her Mother, Lela Overson, and her three Brothers (Vaughn, Don, and Richard). She is survived by her husband, Jeff, her two daughters, Brittany (Jay LeSueur), and Courtney (Chance Howard), and her seven grandchildren, William (11), Dallas (9), Gavin (6), Boyd (3), and Sophie LeSueur (1 month) and Kadence (5) and Steele Howard (2).
Services will be held in memory of Donna on Friday, April 16th. The viewing will be at 10 am and the funeral at 11am at Kimball Stake Center 1266 S. 32nd Street, Mesa, AZ 85204.