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.
I loved working with Miss Nancy at Amana. She helped me so much back in 94 when my Mother passed.
We thank God for allowing us to know our dear Sister , Nancy McDonald and her wonderful family. May Our Father in Heaven give the family strength as you go through this difficult time. Nancy loved the Lord with her whole being, and we look forward to seeing her, with her beautiful smile, when Jesus comes again and wakes up His sleeping saints. We love you all.
Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to Aunt Sheila, Nesha, Collin and the rest of the family. I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing, she will be truly missed.
To the family of Mrs. Nancy McDonald my family and I are deeply sadden by the lost of this wonderful angel may her lovely soul rest in everlasting peace forever. The McElroy Family
Our prayers are with the family of a beautiful christian woman who loved God, her children and her church. May the Holy Spirit bring you comfort at this time.
Shelia, I am so sorry to hear your Mother has passed away. I did not have the pleasure of knowing her but she had to be a wonderful person to have reared such a lovely daughter as you are. I know this is a very difficult time for you and your family and you are in my prayers.
i worked with miss nancy for several years at amana and she was sweet lady always smiling god bless her family.
I worked with Mrs. Nancy for several years. No sweeter, loving woman ever. We cooked many meals while doing our work. I can still see that smile. May God Bless