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Donna Marie Bailey McDermott, 23, of Lebanon, died Sept. 24, 2022, in Springfield.

She was born May 22, 1999, in San Bernardino, Calif.

Donna worked at several food chains through the years, including Steak ’N Shake and Dairy Queen. She was also a manager at Applebee’s for a period of time. Regardless of what Donna had going on daily, she always made time for family. She was loved by all.

She is survived by her adoptive parents, Joshua and Leia McDermott, both of Lebanon. She shared her childhood with an older sister, Casandra Townsend of Lebanon; one younger sister, JC Taylor of Illinois, and will leave memories of the time she spent with two other sisters, both of Lebanon; a nephew, Jason Townsend; one niece, Alexis Purcell; her uncle, Shane McDermott; as well as both grandparents, all of Lebanon; her biological parents, Patricia Lang and Todd Wells; one uncle, Tom Wells; one aunt, Dianne; grandmother, Donna West; other relatives and countless friends.

A Celebration of Life visitation for Donna Marie Bailey McDermott will be held from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. There is no scheduled burial. Her body has been cremated under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon.

Memorials have been suggested to Donna’s family to help with expenses. Donations may be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.

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