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Elsie Lee Donelson, age 91, of Sweetwater, TX, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at Sterling Hills Rehab. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Shiloh Cemetery in Shiloh, TN.
Elsie was born on October 10, l930 in Michie, TN to the late George Hobert and Inas May (Carroll) Tucker. She married Kenneth Duane Donelson on June 27, 1948 in Longmont, Colorado. She worked as a school bus driver for Keller School District for many years before retiring. She was a member of Fourth & Elm Church of Christ.
Elsie is survived by her daughter, Sandy Jay (John) of Sweetwater, TX; son, Kenneth Donelson (Linda) of Marion, Illinois; grandchildren, Bonnie Lee Jay (Roddy Alexander), Jared Jay, Clint Jay, Brandon Donelson, Amy Cole (Eric), and Lori Simmons (Darren); great grandchildren, Rye Donelson, Alexander Donelson, Kaylen Thomas (Broc), Cierra Jayne Simmons, Peyton Alexis Simmons, and Austin Cole; sister, Verdie Marie Barnes of Corinth, MS; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Hobert and Inas May Tucker; husband, Kenneth Duane Donelson; daughter, Tania Lee Donelson; four brothers; and one sister.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 3402 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79603 or West Texas Rehab, 4601 Hartford Street, Abilene, TX 79605.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Donelson family.
Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home..
February 10, 2022