Donnetta Lynn Bess

Donnetta Lynn Bess

December 30, 1979 - November 19, 2013

Donnetta Lynn Bess, 33, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in Jefferson City. She was born December 30, 1979, in Columbia, Missouri. She was a graduate of Douglas High School. On January 6, 2011, Donnetta was married in Jefferson City, to Dennis Bess, who survives at their home. Donnetta loved to dance and spend time with her children. She enjoyed being outdoors and sitting by a fire. She also enjoyed fishing and writing poetry. Donnetta is also survived by a daughter: Etelka Nevaeh VanWinkle-Vaughan; a son: Caleb Michael Vaughan; her mother and step-father: Bonnie and Roger Robinett; her father: Bobby Vaughan; a sister: Chasity Vaughan; a half-brother: Quinton Robinett; a step-brother: Ryan Robinett; four step-children: Kimberly Montgomery, Dennis R. Bess, Kenneth Bess, Krystal Bess; and seven grandchildren. Friends will be received from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013, at the Millard Family Funeral Home in Columbia, Mo. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, at the Millard Family Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Donnetta Bess Children's Educational Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of the MILLARD FAMILY Funeral Home, 12 East Ash Street; Columbia, MO 65203. (573) 442-7112. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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