• "Donna and my mom were the best of friends when Donna lived..."
    - Gina Maylone

Donna Ann Highness, 87, of Ocala, FL, passed away quietly at home on Sunday morning, June 3, 2018. Donna was born in North Dakota and moved to Ocala in 1985 from Minnesota. She was a brilliant homemaker, and helped care for sporting dogs and horses with her late husband, Raymond E. Highness (2016). Donna was a gifted classic pianist and played organ at College Park Baptist Church, where she was a member. She loved her rose garden and was an avid reader.
Donna is survived by her brother, John William Westley and family, and longtime caregiver, Jamie Haslund. She fondly appreciated all the help from her beloved housekeeper, property manager, and veterinarian.
A memorial service will be held at the College Park Church of God Church in Ocala on Sunday, June 17, 2018 during the regular worship service. Donations can be made in her name to the College Park Baptist Church. Arrangements are being handled by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Ocala, FL (352)-629-7171. Online Condolences may be expressed at
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Published in Ocala Star-Banner from June 10 to June 11, 2018
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