Donna S. Keir

Donna S. Keir of Ste. Genevieve died on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Mercy Jefferson Hospital in Festus. She was 60 years old.

She was born April 8, 1959 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a daugher of Welton C. Wilkins Jr. and Medis (Brewer) Wilkins

She was married to Mark Keir on January 20, 1979, in Washington D.C., and he survives in Ste. Genevieve.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughers, Amy Nicole Wilkins of Winfield, Kansas, Serena Noel Akins of Ste. Genevieve, Savana Jo Keir of Clearwater, Florida; one son, Michael Todd Keir of Ste. Genevieve; one brother, Kenneth Lynn Wilkins of North Carolina; one sister, Karen Ann Wilkins of North Carolina; and nine grandchildren, Kyle, Jacobie, Tyler, Joel, Riley, Amber, Leylah, James, Brayden.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Gregory Dayle Wilkins and Jason Ray Wilkins.

She was a proud member of the American Indian Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She loved gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, January 9, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Burial was at Crestlawn Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve. Basler Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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