Terry L. Donaldson, 79


Terry L. Donaldson, 79, of Greenville, died on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greenville First Christian Church. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 1 p.m. at the church. Interment will be held at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Greenville. Due to CDC guidelines, social distancing and masks will be required.

Mr. Donaldson was born Feb. 10, 1942, in Peoria, to Frederick Eugene and Lola Frances (Lewey) Donaldson. He married Sandra S. Downs on Jan. 9, 1960, in Pamona, CA, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 6, 1996. He then married Susan Brown on March 12, 1997, in Gatlinburg, TN, and she survives.

He grew up in the Sorento area and graduated from Greenville High School. He went on to work as a lineman for Southwestern Electric and retired as general manager of The Coop.

Mr. Donaldson loved golf and Cardinal baseball, as well as trips to the Smoky Mountains. He was a member of the Greenville Country Club and Greenville First Christian Church. In addition, he was a mason and a shriner.

In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by his sons, Randy (Carol) Donaldson of Highland, Danny (Joanne) Donaldson of Powell, OH, Tony (Angie) Donaldson of Gulfport, MS, and Kerry (Tonya) Hargan of Russellville, AR; sister, Jo (Max) Sussenbach of Greenville; brother, Rod Donaldson of Harvester, MO; grandchildren, Tyler, Trent, Tayler, Katey and Dana; and great-grandchildren, Drake, Jaxon, Maddox and Bodhi.

In addition to his wife Sandra, Mr. Donaldson was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Michael Dean Donaldson in infancy.

Memorials may be directed to Greenville First Christian Church or Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.youngfh.net.


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