Henry Edd Donner

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Henry Edd Donner, 98, of Piggott, formerly of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Mo. Born May 15, 1910, in Valemeyre, Ill., he was the son of the late Albert and Caroline Burgett Donner. He was united in marriage to Jannie Wagner on Nov. 25, 1930. She preceded him in death in July 1983.

Survivors include his daughter, Una Graddy and husband, J.E. of Piggott; a son, Terry Donner and wife, Sharon, of Bartow, Fla.; five grandchildren, Merita Hanna, Nancy Ludden, Cindy Anchor, Sandy Walters, and Stanley Graddy; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Otto Donner and wife Elsie of Manila; and two sisters, Elvina Bollinger of Manila and Lillian Fowler of Jonesboro.

The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Father Glen officiating. Burial was in Manila Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles Pollard, Carl Pollard, Dallas Pollard, Donald Benson, Willard Whaley, and Vance Whaley.

Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of arrangements.