Donna Claudette Hennessey (Stark) was born on December 24, 1943 in Hartshorn, MO to Wilbur and Ruby Stark. She went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2012 in Porterville surrounded by her family. Donna was a member of the Light House Chapel in Springville. She enjoyed her weekly "Old Ladies Lunches" at the HamburgerStand with her sisters and friends. She loved being around people. Donna was preceded in death by her parents Ruby and Alf Stark, brothers James, Gordon Stark and sister Peggy Adams. She leaves to cherish her memory; sons Mike Chavez and wife Jeannie of Springville, Edward Chavez of Visalia, daughter Corrie Esmonds and husband Roy of San Luis Obispo, three sisters; Vonnie Wardlow, Connie Quezada and Pat Jacob of Porterville. Seven grandchildren, sister-in-laws; Janelle Stark, Dodie Stark, brother-in-laws Rick Jacob, Larry Adams and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend their thanks to the many friends who made Donna's journey easier. A memorial service will be held on Friday November 2, 2012 4:00pm at the Lighthouse Chapel in Springville. To sign Donna's online Register Book or leave a message of condolence please visit www.whitehurstfuneral.com. For additional information contact Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral & Cremation Service, 195 N. Hockett St., Porterville, CA 93257, (559)784-6485.