Donna L. O’Keefe

Published 10:04 pm Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Donna Lynn Wilcox O’Keefe, 73, passed away April 16, 2012, in Suffolk, Va. She was predeceased by her husband, John F. O’Keefe.

Born in Safety Harbor, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Edith and Horace Wilcox. She graduated from Plant High School, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a customer service representative for General Telephone in Florida.

Donna is survived by her daughter, Ann O’Keefe and husband, Bruce Franklin, of Suffolk; grandchildren, Brian Franklin and Brandon Franklin; and her siblings, Virginia Mobley, Dana Wilcox, David Wilcox, Susie Dyer and Nancy Ferino; and numerous nieces and nephews.


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A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 9:30 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, in Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, FL 32508-1054. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday in Trahan Mortuary Services Inc., 419 Yoakum Court, Pensacola, FL 32305. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434 is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250 Attn: Gift Processing.