Sue O. “Pat” Pierce Donley

Published 7:56 am Thursday, April 26, 2012

Dec. 9, 1942 –

April 25, 2012

The funeral service for Sue O. “Pat” Pierce Donley, 69, of Bainbridge, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Danny Shepard officiating.

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Interment will follow at County Line Baptist Cemetery with Chris Jenson, Quinton Lanier, Tim Smith, Joe Butler, Bruce Butler, Bryan Darley, Brandon Conley, and Michael Conley serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, prior to the service.

Sue was born Dec. 9, 1942 in Tallahassee, Fla., the daughter of Lester Jack Pierce and Jimmie Lillian Butler Pierce. She died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at her residence. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1960, was the bookkeeper for Pierce Electric Co. for many years, and retired from the Decatur County Health Department. She was a member of West Bainbridge Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Lester Jack Pierce, Jr.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Sterling Donley of Bainbridge; her daughter, Joanna Heard and her husband, Darryl, of Bainbridge; her grandchildren, Derrick Crews and Emma Heard; and her great-grandchildren, Kaleb Crews and Makayli Crews.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.