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Nancy Thelma Beavers McDonald

August 22, 1932 - April 2, 2019
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Nancy McDonald, age 86, of Fayetteville, TN died on April 2, 2019 in her home after an extended illness; she was surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on August 22, 1932 in Fayetteville, TN and loved by her parents Nellie and Sam Overton.She worked for Amana Manufacturing and was a member of Fayetteville First Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Funeral service for Mrs. McDonald will be conducted at 1 PM on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Theodore Brown officiating (pastor of First SDA Church). Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold McDonald, her high school sweetheart and devoted life partner.

Nancy McDonald leaves to cherish her memory: children Shelia McDonald Dawkins (Kenneth), Elissa McDonald White (Shannon), DeWayne McDonald (Shontel); devoted sister-in-law Arnella Vance; grandchildren: Nesha Hall, Collin Hall, She’Leah McDonald (Shaquawn), Kyndel McDonald, and Solomon White; niece and nephews: Tonna Vance, Reginald Vance, Wallace Vance, Troy Vance, Lester Vance, Steven Vance, Quincy Vance, Quonta Vance; and great-granddaughter: Sa’Mia McDonald; dedicated friends and caretakers: Doris Eddins, Virginia March, JoAnn and Valerie Henderson, June McDonald, Herbert Smith, Sallie and Porter Patton, Gladys McLean, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation with the family will be held at 4 PM until 7 PM on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. McDonald.

Schedule of Services
  • Visitation
  • Date: April 6, 2019
    Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: April 7, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM