Donna L. Kinkennon

Donna L. KinkennonDonna “Doni” Lee Kinkennon was born Feb. 19, 1930, in Harvard, Neb., and passed away July 2, 2019, in Lancaster after a brief illness.

Doni moved to California in the 1950s, and married Barney Kinkennon in 1956. They were long time residents of the Indian Wells Valley. Doni was an avid swimmer at the Base pool for many years, and frequently played bingo at the Inyokern Community Center. Donna enjoyed sewing, painting and had completed over 300 paintings during her painting years.

Donna’s parents, all of her 10 siblings, her husband Barney Kinkennon and daughter Kristell Brain all preceded Donna in death. Her two sons Scott Kinkennon and Tim Kinkennon, grandchildren Rebecca Esparza, Jeremy Kinkennon, Kaydee Brain and several nieces and nephews survive her.

The family would like to thank High Desert Haven and the staff for the excellent care given to Donna over the last two years.

Graveside services were held July 12 at Desert Memorial Park.

— Submitted by the family of Norval Helm

Story First Published: 2019-07-19