Donna Jean Cumbee, 72, of Connersville went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Reid Health of Richmond.
She was born September 22, 1948 in Connersville, one of seven children of Nathan Otho and Ruby Virginia Brown Duncan. As a young child, she moved to Tampa Florida with her family.
On October 19, 1968, she was married to DeVaughn Earnest Cumbee in Tampa Florida, and they moved to Connersville in 1975 for residence. Mr. Cumbee passed away in 1986.
For many years, she was a caregiver at group homes for the developmentally disabled in Connersville, Richmond, and Indianapolis, retiring in 2005.
She attended Calvary Baptist Church with her family. In her leisure, she enjoyed camping, going on picnics, and spending time outside. She enjoyed watching television, and her favorites were Joyce Meyers, Heartland, and Dr. Pol. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include four children, Joel (Jen) Cumbee of Cumberland, Indiana, Donna (Steve) Whitney of Connersville, Rhonda (Wilbur) Barnett of Connersville, and Virginia (Floyd) Bailey of Jackson, Kentucky; fifteen grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren; two siblings, David (Betty) Hisle of Yorktown, Indiana and Robert Duncan of Connersville; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Other than her parents and her husband, DeVaughn Earnest Cumbee, she is preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony Mullins; a great-grandson, Jaiden Hicks; two sisters, Virginia Marcum and Wanda Cartwright; and two brothers, Richard Hisle and Donald Duncan.
Friends and family may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. the same day with Pastor John Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.
Friends may view a live stream of the service and leave condolences at millermosterrobbins.com.