Elsie Lea McDonald
(Dec. 30, 2012)
Elsie Lea McDonald of Madisonville, passed away at 7:30
p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, at McMinn Memorial Nursing Home. She was a member of
Hopewell Springs Baptist Church and a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service
for 23 years. She also worked at home on the farm for many years and was a
special person to all.
She was 72.
Preceded in death by: an infant; parents, Holston and Beulah
Survivors include: husband-Barney McDonald;
Sons and daughters-in-law-Michael and Gretchen McDonald of
Tellico Plains; and Rev. Steve and Kendra McDonald of Madisonville;
Grandchildren-Madeline, Tucker, Hannah, Andrew and Abigail;
Brothers-Charles Bowers and Robert Bowers, all of
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m., Tuesday, in Biereley-Hale
Chapel with Rev. Doug Alexander and Rev. Chris Farmer officiating. Interment
will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, in Hopewell Springs Cemetery. Family will receive
friends from 5-7 p.m. before services. Biereley-Hale Funeral Home,
Madisonville, in charge of arrangements.