Valdosta Daily Times

February 6, 2013

Mary Helen McDonald


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Mary Helen McDonald, 84, of Hahira, died on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at her home. She was born on June 13, 1928, to the late Etheridge and Corine Futch Fielding and was a lifelong resident of this area. Mrs. McDonald was a homemaker and helped her husband farm. She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Leon McDonald, Robert and Becky McDonald; her daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Darryl Callahan, Mary and Jim Hurd, Kay and Gene Gray, all of Hahira; her sister, Doris Sumner of Adel; sister-in-law, Ruby Daughdrill of Valdosta; grandchildren, Kimberly (David) Hogan, Johnny (Ragan) Duggan, Jennifer Holt, Michelle McDonald, Chuck (Chelsea) McDonald, Leslie (Shannon) Lyons, Shawn (Dee) McDonald, Kyle McDonald; 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard S. McDonald; and a son, Johnny McDonald.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in the chapel of Martin/McLane Funeral Home with Pastor Brinson Barker officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today at the Martin/McLane Funeral Home in Hahira. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. — Martin/McLane Funeral Home of Hahira