Mrs. Mercedes Estevez “Vee” McDonald, 92, of Thomaston, died Saturday, June
23, 2012 at Riverside Nursing Center.
Mrs. McDonald was a native of Tampa, FL. She was a recipient of the Tampa
Teachers Club “Medal of Honor” in 1936 and taught Spanish for the U. S. Army
Air Corps during World War II.
After moving to Macon Mrs. McDonald was employed as a librarian for Mercer
University. She was a former member of the Vineville Baptist Church in
Mrs. McDonald retired in 1982 and she and her husband, the late James E.
“Jake” McDonald III, moved to Thomaston. She was a member of the First
Presbyterian Church of Thomaston.
Mrs. McDonald is survived by her two daughters, Kay (David) Dunaway of
Thomaston and Martha (Jerry) Mullinax of Columbus; three grandchildren,
Lauren Cover of Snellville, Phil Mullinax of Statesboro and Bruce (Jenna)
Dunaway of Thomaston; six great grandchildren, Jeremy Cover, Amanda Cover,
Maddie Mullinax, Meredith Mullinax, Morgan Mullinax, and Ava Dunaway; and
several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for Mrs. McDonald were held Monday, June 25, 2012 in the
Chapel of the Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home with Dr. Al Simmons officiating.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.pasleyfletcher.com.
Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.