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Donna Joan Goodnight

December 17, 1945 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 74)


Donna Joan Goodnight, age 73, of Tipton, IN passed away January 23, 2020 at her home.  She was born December 17, 1945 at Noblesville, IN to Harold and Elsie (Ziegler) Leap. Her parents preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of Jackson Central High School.

She was an insurance underwriter and had worked for several years for the Statesman Insurance Company at Avon, IN.  She loved family gatherings and her family attested that her kids and grandkids were her life.  She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Allen Goodnight, sons: Michael Stacy of Sheridan, IN, Jack Goodnight of Hobbs, IN, daughters: Teresa Strong of Moss, TN, Diana Black of Jacksonville, AR, Mary Ann Heffelmire of Tipton, IN and Jessica Goodnight of Tipton, IN, grandchildren: Callie and Kyle Hefffelmire, Shayla Black , Cody and Matthew Stacy, sisters: Sharon Knapp of Arcadia, IN and Peggy Leap of Tipton, IN.

Graveside rites will be held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Cicero Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church Food Pantry, 1385 South Main Street, P.O. Box F, Tipton, IN 46072.  Hartley Funeral Homes is entrusted with the arrangements and where you may send condolences at

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Graveside Service
January 24, 2020

3:00 PM
Cicero Cemetery
5 Morse Court
Cicero, IN 46034

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