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OBITUARY - Lonnie Donaldson

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Service Date & Time
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Firestone | Fri., Nov 20, 2020 | 1:00P-5:00P
1839 East Firestone Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90001 (323) 584-1200

In Loving Memory of Lonnie Donaldson

November 12, 1950 - November 6, 2020

Lonnie Donaldson was born on November 12, 1950, in Mississippi to Reverend Nathaniel Donaldson and Nettie Mae Hatten Donaldson; he was the sixth of eight children. Lonnie received his education in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He loved to sing and play basketball.

Lonnie accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized in 1957, at Union Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member for 20 years under the leadership of Reverend Milton Marshall Sr.

Lonnie loved family gatherings; he was lovable, kind, and friendly with everyone. He was very humble and loved to be around all his brothers and sisters, especially the eldest brother of the family, Fred. Lonnie had a wonderful sense of humor and was a very loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he loved them all dearly.

Lonnie was preceded in death by his father, Reverend Nathaniel Donaldson, mother Nettie Mae Donaldson, and brothers: Herman Donaldson and James Donaldson.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Kim Donaldson, siblings: Fred (Jerelean) Donaldson, Ernest (Pearl) Donaldson, Edward Donaldson, Jackie Donaldson Jackson and Cynthia Donaldson (Donald) Williams; grandchildren: Feliskia Adams and La'Shanika Atkins, great-grandchildren Michael Malachi Eddings and Makenzie Eddings. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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The family of Lonnie Donaldson would like to thank you for the many acts of loving-kindness shown to us during our bereavement. Your thoughtfulness is deeply appreciated and will always be remembered.

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