Donna Arlene (Powell) Gilliatt

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    - Tony McGuyer
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DONNA ARLENE (POWELL) GILLIATT 9/2/1942 - 7/8/2014 Donna Arlene (Powell) Gilliatt passed away on July 8, 2014 from natural causes. She was born on September 2, 1942 in Kansas, and moved to California with her parents and siblings in 1953. Donna married Chet Gilliatt on July 9, 1960 after three years of courting; they enjoyed 54 years of marriage. She was a loving homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. Donna was passionate about life and her family; family gatherings for holidays, birthdays, and vacations filled her heart with joy. Preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Opal Powell, and brothers George and Jeff. Survived in death by her husband, Chet Gilliatt and their three son's Chet, Monty, and Charlie; her siblings Merl Powell, Steven Powell, and Jeannie Malphurs; 6 Grandchildren, 9 Great-Grandchildren; and countless nieces and nephews. Although she left us too soon she will live on in our hearts forever. Services to be held Friday, July 11th at 11:00am at Victor Valley Memorial Park; a memorial celebration will immediately follow at the Elks lodge of Hesperia.
Published in the Daily Press on July 11, 2014
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