Mrs. Elizabeth Ingram McDonald, age 82, of Silver Creek, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her residence.
Mrs. McDonald was born in Dekalb County, AL on June 25, 1934, daughter of the late Otis and Beatrice Williams Ingram. She was a 1952 graduate of Pepperell High School in Lindale. Mrs. McDonald began her employment with Tri-County Library here in Rome. For many years, she was the Bookmobile driver, carrying books over the rural areas of Floyd County. In 1990, she retired from Sara Hightower Regional Library following 38 years of employment. Throughout her life, she was a caregiver for her family including her parents and her husband of over 56 years, Herman Alvin “Sonny” McDonald, who preceded her in death in 2012. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Freddie Ingram. Mrs. McDonald was a member of Silver Creek Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include 2 sons, Brian McDonald and Keith McDonald, and his wife, Jennie, all of Silver Creek; 3 grandchildren, Marie Elizabeth McDonald, Savannah, Allen Kiah McDonald, Athens, and Justin Lee McDonald, Silver Creek; 2 brothers, Ralph Ingram, and his wife, Barbara, Cave Spring, and Gary Ingram, and his wife, Tammy, Rome; a sister, Janis Ingram, Silver Creek; her caregiver, Michelle McGinnis, Cedartown; many beloved nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 2pm at Silver Creek Presbyterian Church with her Pastor, the Rev. Camille Josey officiating. Following the service, Mrs. McDonald will be cremated.
The family will receive friends at Silver Creek Presbyterian Church on Friday from 12:30pm until the service hour. At other times, they may be contacted at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Silver Creek Presbyterian Church, 6 Old Rockmart Road, Silver Creek, GA 30173.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.