Ms. Donovan was a member of Joppa Missionary Baptist Church and was a supporter of the Massac County American Cancer Society (ACS).
Survivors include her parents, Frank and Shirlee Pritchett of Metropolis; one daughter, Jennifer Eklund and husband John of Long Grove; two granddaughters, Addison and Ellery Eklund of Long Grove; and one half sister, Mara Dix of Jefferson, Mass.
Funeral service was held Tuesday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Deem officiating.
Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Massac County ACS Relay For Life, c/o Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 760, Metropolis, IL 62960.