Dona Ramae Williams
Dona Ramae Williams, age 84, of Gardner, passed away in Colorado, on Jan. 6, 2021, after a brief illness. Dona was born in Hannibal, Mo., on March 8, 1936. Dona was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Sellers and Burdene Sellers (Cheek); two sisters, Virginia Sellers and Debby Thompson; and one daughter, Theresa Williams. Dona is survived by her brother, John Sellers and his wife Phyllis Sellers of Missouri, both of whom she missed very much over the years.
Dona was a member of her beloved church, United Methodist in Edgerton. Dona was a driving force in starting Grace Café and the famous “Pancake Breakfast” and “Confection Sale” at the yearly Frontier Days in Edgerton. Dona loved her weekly games with her Bunko “sisters,” dominoes and her book club. She missed her friends and her church dearly after her move to Colorado. Dona worked most of her life in an administrative role at Olathe Boot Company. She loved her romance novels, little trips to the mountains and spending time with her family.
Dona was a devoted mother and is survived by two daughters; Sarah Harris (Williams) of Colorado and Cynthia Johnson (Williams) of Missouri. “Grammy” was especially loved by her grandchildren and is survived by her precious “Grammy Bears”; Jennifer Wilson of Colorado, Kevin Wilson of Arizona, Anthony Wilson and David Wilson of Kansas, and Emma Harris and Anna Harris of Colorado. She was also a much loved “Aunt Dona” to Cheryl Smallwood (Sellers), Susan Eads (Sellers), Kenneth Bonecutter II, Rebecca Bonecutter, Robert Bonecutter and Damion Thompson.
Dona’s faith was strong, and she held tight in her belief of God’s everlasting love. She will be missed by all who loved her so very dearly.