Herbert D. Donalson

Published 2:44 pm Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The funeral service for Herbert D. Donalson, 67, of Bainbridge, was held on Monday, Dec. 20, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Freddie Wellborn and Wilford Minton officiating.

Interment was held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with Timmy Donalson, Billy Donalson, Micah Donalson, Mark Bracewell, Gary Wooten, Stanley Donalson and Kenneth Kelley serving as active pallbearers. Tommy Donalson, Steve Brock and Wesley Powell served as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Donalson was born Dec. 6, 1943, in Decatur County, Ga., the son of Thomas Carter Donalson and Dattie Hutto Donalson. He died Dec. 17, 2010, at his residence.

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He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1961, and was a farmer. He was a member of the Mount Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department and was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Donalson was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, T.C. Donalson Jr., Ernest Donalson, Marion Donalson and Jettie Donalson; and his sisters, Betty Kelley and Johnnie Mattie Donalson.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Linda Cumbie Donalson of Bainbridge; his son, Micah Donalson of Bainbridge; his daughter, Tori and her husband, Justin Gravlee, of Bainbridge; and his brothers, Alvin Donalson, Walter Donalson, James Donalson and George Donalson; four grandchildren, Andrew and Ethan Gravlee, and Harley and Hallie Donalson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.