|Service Date:||October 8th, 2011|
Martha Jane Donnelly
BLOOMINGTON- Martha Jane “Granny” Donnelly, 90, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:36 pm on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at her home.
She was born July 6, 1921 in Clarence, MO, a daughter of Ruben and Eva Odessa Ellis Enyard. She married Raymond Romaine Donnelly on October 23, 1939 in Clarence, MO. He survives.
Also surviving are her children, Modelle (Howard) Robinson of Li City, MO, Barbara Jackson, Irving, TX, Raymond (Darlene) Donnelly of West Peoria, IL, Betty Lewis of Bloomington, Jesse (Yvonne) Donnelly of Bloomington, Eva (Ted) Lasley of Bloomington, Curtis (Sandra) Donnelly of Richmond Hills, TX, Carol (Charles) Kitchen of Huntsville, MO, Beverly (Bill) Menken of Bloomington, Marian Lee of Atlanta, GA, Janice (Marvin) Jackson of Springfield, IL, and Donna Donnelly of Normal; and a host of grand, great, and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Spencer; one son, Harold Donnelly; one grandson, Jon Donnelly; and two son-in-laws, Charles Lewis and Joe Bob Spencer.
She’s asleep now waiting for the New Order. She was surrounded by all her children, as well as long time friends. She was known to all as “Granny”. She was a dedicated member of Jehovah’s Witnesses since November 1971. She left behind a host of grand, great, and great-great grandchildren. She is greatly missed by all that knew her.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1213 E. Emerson Street Bloomington, IL. Visitation will be from 1:00-1:30 pm prior to the service. Cremation rites will be accorded. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family at Raymond R. Donnelly, Jr., 2315 W. Barker Avenue, West Peoria, IL 61604. Online condolences may be sent to the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.