DONALDSON, Betty Autry
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Betty Autry Donaldson, a long-time resident of Smyrna, GA, died Wednesday, May 7th. Graveside services will be held 11AM Saturday, May 10th at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta with the Rev. Chuck Allen officiating. Born in Eastville, GA on October 4, 1920, Mrs. Donaldson was the daughter of the late Wallie Booth Autry, Sr., and Georgia Williams Autry. Mrs. Donaldson is a member of Smyrna First Baptist. She was a secretary at Sloan Paper Company in the 1930’s and 1940’s, where she met her future husband. She is most proud of her role as mother and homemaker. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Donaldson is preceded in death by her brother, Wallie Booth Autry, Jr., and her husband of 45 years, Thomas J. Donaldson, Jr. Surviving are her children and spouses: Tom and Louise Donaldson of Marietta, GA; Linda and Ron Fuller of Jasper, GA; Randy and Tari Donaldson of Flowery Branch, GA; and Gary and Mace Donaldson of Marietta, GA. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to either Smyrna First Baptist, 1275 Church St., Smyrna, GA, 30080-3595 or the Wellstar Community Hospice, Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Avenue NW, Marietta, GA 30064. The family will receive friends Friday, May 9th from 6 to 8 PM at Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna. (770)435-4467.

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