Nelda Donahoo


Nelda Jean Donahoo, 79, of Hamilton passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. 

Funeral services were set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Riley Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Drew Dabbs officiating. Burial was to follow in Live Oak Cemetery.

Mrs. Donahoo was born Oct. 16, 1937, the youngest daughter of Edgar Newsom and Vallie Jones Newsom. She married Billy Charles Donahoo on Jan. 20, 1951. They had three children Teresa, Deborah Jean and Michael Shane Donahoo.

Nelda was a homemaker who loved her family deeply and enjoyed cooking and sewing. She also was an LVN and a member of First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Billy and her beloved daughter Deborah Elliott.

Survivors include daughter Teresa Schoen and husband Reggie of Irving; son Michael Shane Donahoo of Hamilton; grandson Jordan Lee Schoen; sisters- and brothers-in-law Stella and Kenneth Taylor and Bo and Susan Donahoo; and several nieces and nephews.

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