Karen Rene’ McDonald, 62, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022. She was born August 11, 1959 in Downey, California, to David and Wilma (Williams) Dean. She was of the Baptist faith and worked as a truck driver.
Karen is survived by her mother, Wilma (George) Panek of Searcy; sister Debbie (Kenneth) Campbell of Searcy; grandchildren Macey McDonald of Beebe and Baylou McDonald of Malvern; step brother, Guy (Christy) Panek of Orange, California; step grandfather, Harold Rassmussen of Newbury Park, California; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and other family.
She was preceded in death by her father, David Dean; son Robert “Bobby” McDonald; grandparents Bonnie Rassmussen, and Virgil and Mable Williams; and step sister Jill Dunnaway.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church.
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2022, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens in Beebe. Please visit the online registry at www.smithfamilycares.com/westbrook.