Donna Sue Brown died September 2, 2016 in Liberal, Kansas at the age of 39 years 2 months 19 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Chappel Hill Cemetery east of Lexington. Services are entrusted to Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Donna was born June 14, 1977 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Donnie and Marsha (Henderson) Brown. She was raised and attended school in McLoud, graduating in 1995. Donna and Esperanza Martinez were married on March 24, 2007. She continued her education at the Seward County Community College in Leberal, Kansas, graduating with an Associates degree in Criminal Justice in 2011. Donna held several trophies as a trumpet player, has 4 Homeland Security certificates from FEMA since 2012. She was a Dallas Cowboy fan, avid true crime reader and enjoyed a wide variety of music. Donna also loved to write songs and poems, all animals and being outside.
Donna is preceded in death by her cousin, Jerry Henderson and grandfather-in-law, Leo Martinez. Survivors include her parents, Donnie and Marsha Brown; spouse, Esperanza Martinez; brother, Donnie Lee Brown; mother-in-law, Virginia Martinez; grandmother-in-law, Isabel Martinez; sisters-in-law, Micaela Barnes and husband, David, Jovonna Martinez-House and husband, Vincent; nephews, David Barnes III, Gregory Marriott, Jesse Barnes, Leo Barnes, Isaiah Martinez; nieces, Genesis House, Geniah Rodriguez, and many other relatives and friends.