Norma Gayle Donnelly

Norma Gayle Donnelly, 78, of Liberty, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007 at the Liberty Terrace Nursing Center.

Mrs. Donnelly was born on July 29, 1929 in Richmond, the daughter of Ira and Mabel (Foley) Rogers. She married John Donnelly on Dec. 14, 1973 in Excelsior Springs. She enjoyed painting and loved bright colors. She would literally paint anything. In her younger years she enjoyed fishing and camping. She also loved her dog Sampson.

Survivors include: her husband John Donnelly, of the home; four daughters, Joyce Wetzel, Barbara Shaffer, Sue Lilly and Janice McFadden; two stepsons, Terry and Tim Donnelly; two brothers, Charles and Billy Rogers; two sisters, Ebbie Jones and Helen Williams; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2007 at the Polley Funeral Home. Memorial Services will be held immediately after the visitation, at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Her parents, two brothers, Bobby and Buddy Rogers, and two sisters, Betty Neal and Juanita Neal preceded her in death.

Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral.

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