Donna Kay Hunley Durham

September 5, 1969 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 51)


Donna Kay Hunley Durham, age 51, of Harrogate, TN passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.  She was born September 5, 1969 in Marion, IN, daughter of the late Grover and Mary Hunley.

She believed in the missionary Baptist faith and was saved October 10, 1981.   Donna worked for 26 years at Cumberland Gap Provisions/Smithfield, where she became friends with many special people whom she loved like her family.

She loved going to the lake and fishing.  She also loved singing, telling jokes and making people laugh; she never met a stranger.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her Sister, Dianna Campbell; Brother, Randy Hunley; Grandparents, Odis and Goldie Maddin, and Frank and Francis Hunley; Uncles, Lewis Hunley, Sherman Hunley, Earl Hunley, Rob Hunley and Donald Maddin; Aunt, Lydia Combs and Sister-in-law, Yvonne Hunley. 

She is survived by the following members of her family:

The love of her life, Mike Seiber of Harrogate, TN

Daughters, Megan (Bobby) Russell and Candace (Matt) Minton, all of Lafollette, TN

Grandchildren, Silas and Evelyn Russell of Lafollette, TN

Sister, Frankie (Travis) Owens of Middlesboro, KY

Brother, Rodney Hunley of Marion, IN

Special Nieces, Robin (Josh) Grubbs of Middlesboro, KY and Cassie (Zach) McDaniel of Marion, IN.

Special Nephews, Jamie Miracle of Middlesboro, KY and Jason (Nicole) Hunley of Nashville, TN

Great-Nieces, Miley McDaniel of Marion, IN and Everley Grubbs of Middlesboro, KY

Great-Nephews, Avery Grubbs and Owen Miracle of Middlesboro, KY

Mother-in-law, Ann Seiber

Special Aunts, Zelma Hunley of Balkan, KY, Maggie Lou Cupp of Miracle, KY and Mandy Cheek of Loveland, OH

Special Uncles, Marcus Combs of Mayking, KY and Shelby Maddin of Red Fox, KY

Brother-in-laws, Freddy (Sharon) Miracle and Jerry Lee of Miracle, KY

Her fur babies that she loved dearly, Lillie the Poodle and CoCo

And a host of special cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family of Donna Kay Hunley Durham will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY.  Funeral services will immediately follow at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Robert Miracle and Rev. David Hatfield presiding.  Music will be provided by the Brownies Creek Missionary Baptist Church. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Balkan Cemetery in Miracle, KY.  Pallbearers will be Josh Grubbs, Travis Owens, Matthew Minton, Bobby Russell, Johnny Hunley, Larry Hunley, Jimmy Hunley, Mike Cupp, Robert Southerland, Steve Sulfridge, Jonathan Mullins and Ronnie Murphy.

Family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Cawood Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. 

All mandated Covid-19 regulations, including masks and social distancing, will be observed.

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Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY, is in charge of all arrangements.

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April 21, 2021

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Funeral Service
April 21, 2021

7:30 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Graveside Service
April 22, 2021

Balkan Cemetery

Miracle, KY 40856

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