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Donna Joan (Russell) Lennox

January 5, 1951 ~ October 21, 2019 (age 68)


Donna Joan Lennox, 68, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at La Porte Hospital.

Donna was born on January 5, 1951 in Indianapolis, IN, to George and Phyllis (Mascoe) Russell.

On October 13, 1979 in Indianapolis, IN, she married James Lennox who survives.  Also surviving are her children, Lisa (Dale) McGinty of Mill Creek, Sandy (Ron Smeaton) Johnson of La Porte, Connie Brownlee of La Porte, Levi Johnson of La Porte, Ashley (T.J.) Baker of Beaver, Ohio, and Curtiss (Ashley) Lennox of La Porte; 19 grandchildren, John, Brooke, James (Brittany) and Mallorie Tanksley, Christopher and Sydney Ward, Alyssa Johnson, Carter Morse, Collin Johnson, Jeremy and Ryan McGinty, Lorne, Glenn, Tyler and Kyle Brownlee, Jacob and Cheyenne Proud, and Kylee Baker; 14 great-grandchildren, Braydon, Brinley, Emmitt, and Wyatt Tanksley, Elliot Lopez, Annabella and Kayden Ward, Jolene, Kasey, and Paisley McGinty, Austin, Emma, and Breanna Brownlee and William Lennox; 4 siblings, Carol (Larry) Curl, Cathy (Bill) Ray, Angie (John) Elsbury, and Jerry (Carla) Russell, all of Indianapolis; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; great-granddaughter, Brianna Tanksley; and brother, George Russell.

Donna was an avid deer hunter.  She also enjoyed fishing, camping, and any other outdoor activity.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.  The family will hold a Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 12 - 4 pm at American Legion Post 400 Fish Lake, 302 Lakeside Dr., Fish Lake, In.  A potluck meal will be served.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o James Lennox, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.

"Mom, you taught us right from wrong.  Mom, you were always there when we needed you.  Mom, you took us under your wing to guide us, love us, and to be a strong woman and never give up.  Mom, you where not just a Mom.  You where the best Mom to everyone that came in your life.  You showed so much love.  A Grandma, you were the best ever.  You played.  You loved.  You taught.  You never let them go without.  You spoiled them.  They never wanted to leave Grandmas.".

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Celebration of Life Gathering
November 9, 2019

12:00 PM
American Legion Post #400 Fish Lake
302 Lakeside Dr.
Walkerton, IN 46574

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