Donna Jean Raper, 29, passed away peacefully February 28, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family.
Ms. Raper was born February 23, 1988 to in Portsmouth, VA. Donna loved being young and free. She loved going to the beach, shopping, music, everything Marilyn Monroe, being with friends and above all else; she loved being a mom. Even though Donna was called home early, the impact she made on people will never be forgotten. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory is: daughter, Brianna Grace Steele; parents, Lisa Ann Harriman and James Kevin Raper, Sr.; siblings: Ann-Marie Campbell, James Raper, Jr., Deborah Land-Raper and Theodore Land; paternal grandparents; Donald and Brenda Raper; nephews: Jayden, Noah, Mason, Alister Raper and Jacob Campbell; nieces, Angela Campbell and Ava Aldridge; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Donna is preceded in death by: two sons, Eli Gabriel and David Nehemiah Schnur; and maternal grandparents, Jack and Joyce Hogmire.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Family Choice Burials & Cremations. The family will would like to extend a special thanks to everyone who has helped this past year especially Steve G., Olivia-Ann Kennedy, John Aldridge and the TNT family.