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Donna Kay Tarter

August 11, 1947 — April 11, 2023



Donna Kay Burton Tarter was born August 11, 1947 to Everett and Magola Daws Burton
and passed from this life at the Jean Waddle Care Center of Somerset on April 11, 2023 having attained the age of 75 years. 

She married the love of her life, Herman Tarter on June 20, 1964 and he preceded her in death on June 1st, 2022. Donna was the bookkeeper for Nancy Elementary for many years. She was a proud mother and grandmother who loved to care for others and was very loving caregiver to all of her family as well as others. She was a member of Parkers Mill Road Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking for all of the church socials and events and was an excellent cook. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. 

She is survived by daughter Lori Wallace ( Brian Abbott) and a son, Randy Tarter ( Marty Mathis). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Logan Wallace ( Lauren Brown), Ashton Tarter, Adriene Tarter, Seth Abbott, Austin Abbott, Jordan Emerson (Jaren) , Tanner Eubanks (Sheranda), Delaney Eubanks, Brittany Cook ( Chris Cook), Chase Mathis (Rebecca Wheeler) and great grand children, Rhys, Drew, Josie, and Maison Emerson and Tatum Eubanks, as well as Colton and Wesson Cook.

She was Preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, Tyler Aaron Wallace, as well as her mother and father in law, Arthur and Clara Owens Tarter.

A funeral service will be held at Pulaski Funeral Home, Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 11:00 AM. with Bro. Darry Hatfield officiating. 

The Family will receive friends Friday, April 14, 2023 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Tarter Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland in memory of Donna Tarter. 

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donna Kay Tarter, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, April 14, 2023

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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