Omer L. Donahue, son of the late C. B. and Florence Donahue, was born on Aug. 13, 1917, at Rector, Ark., and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare on Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at the age of 89.
Mr. Donahue was of the Pentecostal faith and was a faithful member of Spirit & Truth Worship Center in Bloomfield. He served in the armed forces during World War II and was the recipient of a Purple Heart and numerous other medals and awards during his years of service. He lived most of his life in Piggott and was employed by Al Williams & Sons Nursery.
On Nov. 22, 1943, he was united in marriage to Elsie Scott of Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on Oct. 23, 1995.
Mr. Donahue is survived by two daughters, Sheila Choate and Kathy Crow, both of Dexter; by six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, from 5-8 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Additional visitation will be held at the Hoggard Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, from 2:30-4 p.m.
Funeral services will then be conducted at 4 p.m. in the Hoggard Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Traughber and Rev. Jack Lewis officiating.
Interment will follow in the Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark.