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Carol Ann Donaldson

February 14, 1955 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Carol Donaldson Obituary

Carol Ann Donaldson, age 68, of DeFuniak Springs, Florida passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024, in Fort Walton Beach.  She was born on February 14, 1955, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to J.C. Nelson and Fannie Bishop.  After graduating from high school Carol went on to work for Professional Products as a seamstress for more than twenty-years.  She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and a life-long resident on DeFuniak Springs. In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with family, visiting family in Georgia and attending Alaqua Turkey Shoots.  Most of all, she loved spoiling her grandbabies.

Carol is preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Ray; parents, J.C. Nelson, and Fannie Lou Nelson; siblings, Gregory Nelson, Darrell Nelson, Earl Nelson, and Kathy Rhodes; brother-in-law, Sammy Rhodes; and sister-in-law, Pat Nelson.

She is survived by four children, Holly Nelson, Daren Donaldson (Megan), Ron Donaldson (Shannon), and Shawn Donaldson (Heather); fifteen grandchildren, Jacob Edwards (Jessica), Braeden Nelson, Riley Nelson, Ridge Donaldson, Rian Donaldson, Austin Davis, Autumn Davis, Kaylee Donaldson, Shelby Donaldson, Franklin Simmons, III, Jeremiah, Hannah, Tucker, Leah Donaldson (fiancé John), and Corbin Donaldson; four great grandchildren, Jaxon Edwards, Aaron Jimenez-Ortega, Aaden Jimenez-Ortega, and Jennah Cain; one sister-in-law, Angel Nelson; grand fur babies, Cookie and Max; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 26, 2024, beginning at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, with Pastor Wilbur Williams officiating. Committal services will follow at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.  A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2024, in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433 from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.

Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433.


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A Time of Visitation
January 25, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Davis-Watkins Funeral Home Chapel
1474 State Highway 83 North
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433

Funeral Service
January 26, 2024

12:00 PM
Davis-Watkins Funeral Home Chapel
1474 State Highway 83 North
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433


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