Donna Ruth Curl of Springdale, Ark., died Sunday, April 29, 2007, after battling cancer. She was 61.

Curl was born July 12, 1945, in Miami to Jerri and Virgil Crow. She graduated from Miami High School in 1963. She lived in Republic, Mo.

She was employed by Tyson Foods for the past 13 years. She served as school cook, bus driver and sponsored band activities.

She was married to George Dickens and later divorced.

She later married Tom Curl. He survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Gigi and Wayne Talton of Springdale and Krista Campbell of Republic, Mo.; one son and his wife, Greg and Michelle Dickens of Republic; two brothers and their wives, Jim and Brenda Crow of Bella Vista, Ark., and Bob and Linda Crow of Kearney, Mo.; two stepchildren and their spouses, Randy and Negale Curl of Springfield, Mo., and Sandy and Lance Sanders of Pea Ridge, Ark., and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale. Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Circle of Life Hospice at 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Ark. 72762.