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Donna Sluder (Miller) Harkrader

July 13, 1970 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 53) 53 Years Old

Donna Harkrader Obituary

Donna Sluder Harkrader, age 53, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 surrounded by her loving family.

Donna was a loving mother, grandmother, and devoted wife. Family was very important to her.  She loved her poodle pups Bo and Ginger, she enjoyed reading and studying the biblical word and was a faithful servant of Christ. Donna loved nature and being outdoors. She also enjoyed her relationship with the staff at the Holmes Center at App State and was an enthusiastic fan of the University Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams.

Donna is survived by her loving husband of 4 years, Robert “Skip” Harkrader, III, of Boone, daughters Jenny Sluder of North Wilkesboro, NC, Katie and husband Derry Nixon of Raleigh, NC, son, John Sluder of Todd, NC, grandsons, Wyatt Nixon and Kai Nixon of Raleigh, NC, mother, Ellen Louise Miller, brother, George Miller, and sisters Debbie Malone and Jackalene Morgan.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jack Miller, and granddaughter, Sophie Grace Sluder.

Memorials may be made to Ashe Baptist Association Children’s Christmas Project at 336-846-5631, mailing address PO Box 850 Jefferson, NC 28640 or visit www.ashebaptist.org and/or App KIDS, checks made payable to ASU Foundation, ASU Box 32064 Boone, NC 28608.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 4, 2024 from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM at Westside Baptist Church with the funeral service officiated by Pastor David Ward, to follow at 1:00 PM. 

A private graveside ceremony will follow the service. 

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March 4, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Westside Baptist Church

Funeral Service
March 4, 2024

1:00 PM
Westside Baptist Church


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