2010-09-16 / Obituaries


Nora Dumas Ross Donaldson, 68, of Jackson died Sept. 9, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 5, 1942. She was a member of the Coy Baptist Church. She was the former owner of Nora's Truck Stop and Monticello Produce Company in Monticello, Ark.

Survivors include two sons, Franklin D. Ross, Milo Community, Ark., David Simms Ross, Monticello, Ark.; three daughters, Catherine (William) Cordon, Benton, Ark., Liz Paul, Whitehall, Ark., Paula (Skip) Geiser, Grove Hill; three brothers, Reuben S. Dumas, Monticello, Ark., William P. Dumas, Mexia, James P. Dumas, Mobile; two sisters, Ann (Dallas) Youngblood, Monticello, Ark., Pauline (Buddy) Daniels, Selma, Ark; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Grace Sheffield Dumas, husband, Raymond Donaldson and a brother, David D. Dumas.

A graveside service was Sept. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Ark. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes. com. Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.

Active pallbearers were Chance Taul, Steve Morris, Tim Williamson, Skip Geiser, Dallas Youngblood, Heath Moore, Bill Lockhart, "Bubba" Hutchinson.

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