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Betty Marlene Donaldson

1/30/2014

Betty Marlene Donaldson, 82, Russell, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Main Street Manor, Russell.

Betty Marlene Donaldson, 82, Russell, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Main Street Manor, Russell.

She was born Dec. 07, 1931, in Isabel to George Henry and Lula Mae (McLaughlin) Whitfield. She was a 1949 graduate of Isabel High School.

She married Earl L. Donaldson on Sept. 4, 1949, in Isabel. She was a bookkeeper for Ben Gay Feed Lot, city of Russell and Schults Trailer Factory, Plainville.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Michael Donaldson, Plymouth, Mich.; a daughter, Debra Middendorf, Richmond, Texas, and Steve Donaldson, Fritch, Texas; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Otterbein United Methodist Church, Russell; graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. in Ellenwood Cemetery, Sawyer.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Main Street Manor in care of the mortuary.