Margie Juanita McGinness Donalson age 95 of McMinnville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Woodbury Health and Rehab. She was born September 17, 1924 to her parents, the late Eld. Henry Edward and Myrtle Jones Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Dennis McGinness and Virgil Donalson; 2 brothers, Marvin and Willy G. Young and sister, Betty Jean Young. Juanita was a member of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church and retired from River Park Hospital as the charge cook in the dietary department. She leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Carolyn (Toby) Cantrell of Smithville; son, Kenneth (Sharon) McGinness of Smyrna; 7 grandchildren, Jamie (Andrew) Cantrell of Sparta, Teresa Cantrell and Lisa (Dustin) Prater both of Smithville, Kendra (Christopher) Estes of Smyrna, Keith Huff of Smyrna, Kraig (Ana) Huff of Carlsbad< CA and Krista of Vista, CA; 14 great-grandchildren, Sarah (Ricardo) Torres, Hannah (Caleb) Johnson< Isaac Cantrell, Zachary Atnip, Peyton Atnip, Lauren Hale, Maddie Prater, Dillon Estes, Mackenzie Estes, Jackson Estes, Bailey Jo Huff, Kolby Huff, Dayja and Marcello; 1 great-great-grandson, RJ Torres; 1 sister, Maureen Gillette of Dibrell; 3 brothers, Charles (Barbara) Young and Jimmy (Marlene) Young both of Dibrell and Gerald (Lee) Young of Florida; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be 2:PM Monday, March 9, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Eld. Joseph Arnold officiating and burial will follow at New Bildad Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 1:PM until 6:PM and Monday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to help with funeral expenses, in memory of Ms. Juanita. The family would like to express their appreciation to McMinnville Meal on Wheels, Adoration Home Health, New Bildad Church, Woodbury Health and Rehab, Avalon of McMinnville and Murfreesboro, Mtn. View Medical, Dr. James Spurlock and Staff and the Dibrell friends and neighbors for the love and care shown to Juanita. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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