Monday, October 28, 2019

Willie Dean McDonald

Mrs. Willie Dean McDonald, 93, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Baptist Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 2nd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Woody Rimes and Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McDonald was born April 30, 1926in in Magnolia, MS. She was retired from Spartus Corp. and was a member of First Baptist Church, where she kept the church nursery for 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dannie O’Neal McDonald; her parents, John and Annie Strickland Rimes.

She is survived by a son, Mike (Cindy) McDonald of Erie, PA, two daughters, Glenda (Earl) Jennings of Louisville, and Kathy Ishee of Anniston, AL; two sisters, Elmer Vance of Vancouver, WA, and Marie Milton of Oak Grove, LA; a brother, Alfred Rimes of McComb, MS; four grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Earl Jennings, Eric Ishee, Garrett Ishee, Chance Johnson, Brian McDonald, and James Humphries.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Children’s’ programs.