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Donna Campbell

d. November 13, 2021

Donna Campbell, age 74, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Donna was born January 26, 1947 in Peoria, Illinois the daughter of Eurias D. and Martha L. (Fomera) Erwin.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Krick of Springfield; son, Jeffery Krick (wife Debbie Jones-Krick) of Athens;; three grandchildren; one brother, James Erwin of Salisbury; several nieces & nephews; two great nieces; one great-great niece; and beloved dog, Mac.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Diana Erwin; and a brother, Benjamin.

Donna graduated from Weaver Airline Personnel School in Kansas City, Missouri in 1967.

Donna started her career as a Airline Reservation and Ticketing Agent for the airline industry.  She helped develop Krick’s Costumes and Displays and later worked for Bunn-O-Matic for several years.  She retired as local business owner.

Donna was an avid bowler and bowled in numerous leagues and was a member of the 200 Club.  She loved genealogy and getting others involved in understanding their family ancestry.  She also loved letter-boxing, especially with her family and friend Beth.  She loved “honky-tonking” with her brother Jim.

Donna enjoyed raising goats, watching deer out of her big picture window, and making everyone laugh with her quirky sense of humor.

She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren, however, one of her proudest “grand-parenting” moments was teaching each of her grandchildren to drive.

Visitation for Donna will be held at 11:00 AM until time of funeral services at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery near Williamsville.

Memorials can be made to the Breast Cancer Society.

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at


  1. Jennifer and Jeff I offer my condolences to you. Your mom was a very good friend of mine. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  2. Thoughts n prayers with families, jimmy im so sorry thought world of Donna will miss her presence in this world til we meet again RIH ms donna


  4. Jennifer, I’m so sorry to see that your Mother passed away. Aggie and I throughly enjoyed your Mom. She was very funny and a delight to be around. I wish we could have enjoyed more of your Mom but COVID hit and kept everyone at home. Our prayers are with you in this devastating time.

  5. Donna was a great person. I was aquainted with her through her Parents. I was one of the Foster kids they had. Donna was always helpful to everyone. She will be missed.Condolence to Jimmy Jennifer and Jeffery.

  6. Thoughts and prayers for your family. Donna got me started on genealogy. know how she loved her goats. May she rest in peace.

  7. You all have our deepest condolences, she was a unique, fun individual, her humor will be missed…

  8. We are both sharing in your sadness with the passing of Donna. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her family and friends. She was honest, loyal and a joy to be around and will be greatly missed. God bless

  9. My deepest sympathy to all of Donna’s family and friends. Please accept my apologies for being so late in responding.
    Donna was one of a kind. Genuine, down to earth , friendly, caring person . We became friends as children, going to school together, playing in the neighborhood and growing up. Sadly losing touch as we grew up but I have nothing but good memories of Donna and will always cherish them.

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