~ IN MEMORY ~
Donna Jean Vickers, widow of DL Capt. Donald Vickers
October 22, 1929 - March 16, 2020
News with the passing of Donna Jean Vickers has reached our group. Donna was the widow of Delta Captain Donald Lee Vickers who passed in 2004. Obituary information may be viewed online at
Donna had most recently resided at 5330 Mission Cir., Granbury, TX 76049.
She is survived by her children, her grand- and great grandchildren, plus many close friends and other family members as noted in obituary below.
~ Carol for the PCN
On Monday March 16, 2020 Donna Jean Himebaugh Vickers went to be in the arms of Jesus. Donna painted the world inside and out with her own shade of purple spunkiness.
She died in Granbury, Texas of complications of bronchitis. She was born in Wichita, Kansas on October 22, 1929. We will have her memorial in the summer (TBD).
During her 90 full years, Donna played and lived well as a daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt, Nana, and good friend.
For 53 years, she was married to Donald Vickers before his death in 2004. She is survived by her brother Bill Himebaugh, and his son Jerry both of Wichita, Kansas; her four children: Deborah Callicoat and her husband Larry of Atoka, Oklahoma; Diana Vickers of Cleburne, Texas; Darla Boozer and her husband Garry of Granbury, Texas; Douglas Vickers and his wife Barbi of Granbury, Texas. Her 7 grandchildren: Angelique and Jon Champelli of Las Vegas, Nevada; Leah and Che Miller of Duncan, Oklahoma; Russell and Melanie Callicoat of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Ryan Boozer of Houston, Mason and Melissa Boozer of Houston, Texas, Lindsay Boozer of Granbury, Texas; and Dillon Vickers of Granbury, Texas. Her 7 great-grandchildren: Kira, Ava, Ruby, Colin, Landon, Brooklyn, Capri, Charli, Sophia, Trinity, Suriah, Joslyn, and Soph. Also, Her many good friends throughout Texas and the rest of the country. She is preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Aletha Himebaugh.
Throughout her life, Donna was very active in her childrens lives; she served as a homeroom mother and PTO president, and as a Girl Scott and Campfire Girl leader. She made countless dance and Halloween costumes. She was a member of Delta Wives, and served as the first president of the Pecan Plantation Ladies Club. She was an active member of The Red Hat Society, the Granbury Womens Club, the Granbury Opera Guild, and the De Cordova Womens Club. Donna traveled the world extensively, including all 50 states and 31 countries. She loved her God, her family and the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. She was an active member of the Acton United Methodist Church for 47 years. Her favorite Bible verse was Psalm 46:10, Be still and know that I am God.
She will be missed and forever remembered by everyone who knew her.
Capt. Donald Lee Vickers joined Delta Air Lines 04-30-1956 and retired with Delta in 1989. based DFW.
Name: Donald L. Vickers
Date of Birth: Friday March 08, 1929
Date of Death: Thursday February 26, 2004
Age at Death: 74 years, 11 months, 18 days