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Esta Ellen McDonald

Monday, February 18, 2008

Esta Ellen (Loveall) McDonald, 94, of Linton, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan.

She was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Monroe City, the daughter of Zachariah and Grace (Helderman) Loveall.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church in Linton where she was a member of the Primetimers. She was also a member of the Greene County Extension Homemakers Club, the Linton Civic Garden Club and volunteered as a a Pink Lady at Greene County General Hospital for several years.

Survivors include: two sons, Robert McDonald of Linton and Harry McDonald of Hawesville, KY; three daughters, Carol Swisher of Sullivan, Sharon Carleson of Deerfield Beach, FL and Joanna White of Bloomfield; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and one sister, Betty Bennett of Linton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert McDonald on June 3, 1959; a daughter, Wilma Marie Anderson; a granddaughter, Stacy Jo White; two grandsons, Jeffrey Lee McDonald and Spencer Earl Swisher; a great granddaughter, Kyndall Ard; a brother, Robert E. Lovell; two sisters, Wilma Brunner and Anna Keller; and infant triplet sisters, Maxine, Irene and Pauline.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with Warren Shake and Darren McDonald officiating. Burial will follow at Walker Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.