Donald Lee Widener, age 87, of Sparta, passed away September 14, 2020. He is survived by his wife: Wanda J. Widener; children: Donna L. Widener, Paul B. Widener, Monica C. Lawson (Kimm), R. Marlene Carlile (Troy), Kimberly D. Elkins, Sherry L. George (Ron), and Jamie K. Boynce (Eddie); 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister: Ruby Patterson (Jim). Family will receive friends Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 10 a.m. until noon at Brindleys Chapel Church of God 1012 Burgess School Road in Cookeville. Funeral services will follow. He will be laid to rest in Howard Cemetery. Obituary by Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.