Thomas Lester Donalson

Published 5:41 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thomas Lester “Bull” Donalson, 63, of Bainbridge, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Dean and Rev. David Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Yarek Benova, David Cato, Roger Grubbs, Kim Rentz, Jackie Grubbs, Jason Heard, Buddy Bush and William Reed serving as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at
Mr. Donalson was born June 19, 1951 in Bainbridge, the son of the late William Lester Donalson and Mary Elmaree Dorsey Donalson. He worked for over 20 years as a mechanic for Elberta Crate and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Mr. Donalson loved card games, spending time with his family, and especially riding around with his dog Gizzie.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Peggy Donalson of Bainbridge; his children, Shannon Jackson Burgess and her husband, Junior, of Albany, Ga. and Jody Donalson and his girlfriend, Ashley Johnson, of Bainbridge; his siblings, Janice Maples and her husband, Wesley, of Bainbridge, Elaine Tate and her husband, Randy, of Springfield, Missouri, Karen Faircloth and her husband, Leonard, of Bainbridge, David Donalson and his wife, Brenda, of Bainbridge, and Susan Haywood and her husband, Jimmy, of Brinson; and his grandchild, Madison Donalson.
Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Email newsletter signup