Donna Bledsoe Gawrysiak, 59, left for the heavens Wednesday, July 18, after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Visitation will be held Friday, July 20, from 6 to 8 pm at the Cozart Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21, at the Union Baptist Church at 10 am. Brother Chase Murphy is to preside over the services. Burial will follow in the Ten Mile Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home.

Donna Bledsoe was born September 2, 1952 in Houston, TX to her parents Horace “Pokey” and Mary Ann Bledsoe. She grew up in North Houston area and attended Sam Houston High School. Donna worked for several local law firms and investment companies where she met many lifelong friends. Donna was preceded in death by both her parents and her husband Daniel Gawrysiak.

Survivors include her sister Debra and husband Chuck Spicer; three brothers Kenny Bledsoe, Ricky and wife Kelly Bledsoe, and Jeff and wife Pamala Bledsoe; mother-in-law Casey Gawrysiak; step-son Daniel Gawrysiak; and grandson Matthew; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives. She wanted to acknowledge her special friends Bill Hill, the Foxy Joe’s, and Libby Lou; Thank You.

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  1. I am so sorry for her family and friends loss. She was a very nice lady, I met her at Bill’s and we talked like we had been friends forever. Again, so very sorry.

  2. My deepest sympathy to all of Donna’s family & friends. May she rest in peace. Her journey to her final destination has been a long hard struggle. God Bless to All!

  3. I know Donna is in the loving arms of our Father up in Heaven where she is no longer in pain.

    She was welcomed into Heaven by her Mom & Dad…where they are now rejoicing together.

    My thoughts and prayers are for the family that is left behind to remember our dear Donna – who always had such a positive attitude and enjoyed life to the fullest. She will definitely be missed by many…

    Love,
    Mary Jo

  4. I believe we grew up with the Bledsoe’s on Heatherwood Dr. We too went to Sam Houston. May God grant you the comfort at such a difficult time.

  5. My sympathy and prayers to Donna’s family. I worked with Donna for more than 10 years and have many memories of what a fun and caring person she was. I know she will be missed by many friends and family.

  6. To My Sister: We shared a special bond,and our love was always there. You’ve been a fantastic sister and my very best friend I will miss you dearly. When days were long and life got tough your fight and inspiration was still there. The good Lord has taken you home to everlasting happiness.

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