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Donna Marie (Middleton) Bennison

July 7, 1961 ~ October 1, 2018 (age 57)

Donna, age 57, was born on July 7, 1961 in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida to Jim Neal and Sarah Frankie Middleton.  Donna attended Choctawhatchee High School where she was an active member of the Co Operative Business Education Club.  Donna was a graduate of the Okaloosa Walton Junior College in Niceville, Florida.  She was a member of the First United Methodist church which she dearly loved. 

She is predeceased by her father, Jim Neal Middleton.  She is survived by her mother, Sarah Frankie Middleton; her son, Joseph Steven Bennison; granddaughter, Aubrey Faith; sister, Deborah Jean Middleton West and husband, Robert; twin brother, James Neal Middleton and wife, Sybil Middleton; nephews, Neal Anderson and Jesse Middleton. 

Donna loved to travel, some of the cities and countries she enjoyed were San Francisco, Los Angeles, Aspen, Key West, New Orleans, New York City, Nashville, Dallas, Washington DC, Niagara Falls, Hawaii, Canada, England, Hong Kong, China, Rio de Janeiro Brazil and Israel.  She wanted to live in Australia after visiting. 

Donna has suffered from a debilitating disease, Multiple Sclerosis for the last 32 years.  She was a member of the MS Foundation.  Because of her faith in God, she always had a big smile on her face for everyone. 

The family gratefully acknowledges the support of Donna's doctors and staff, the fine medical team of Emerald Coast Hospice and Elder Home Care. 

A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, October 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church chapel, 103 First Street SE, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida 32548.  

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