Doriss "Nanny" Donahue

November 22, 1940 - January 01, 2019

Doriss Donahue

Doriss “Nanny” Donahue, 78, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Riceland Medical Center, Winnie. She was born to Ola Mae Dale and Morgan Ellis Sanders, in Taylor, Arkansas, on November 22, 1940. Doriss graduated from East Chambers High School in 1958. She then attended college and became a member of Beta Sigma Phi. Doriss graduated with her Associates Degree and became a Bookkeeper.

Survivors include her daughter, Fran Beadle and her husband, Ira, of Fannett; son, John Burden, Jr. and his wife, Tammie, of Fannett; adopted daughter, Cindy Aldridge, of Bridge City; three grandchildren, Mark Zelner; Scott Zelner; and Nicole Vidrine and her husband, Chris; three great-grandchildren, Shyann Culpepper, C.J. Vidrine, and Trey Zelner III; sisters-in-law, Margaret Biggers and Peggy Gaus; and multiple nieces, nephews, adopted by love grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A gathering of Mrs. Donahue’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 4, 2019, at Broussard’s. Her interment will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Harmony Cemetery, Taylor, Arkansas.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie
134 W. Buccaneer Drive- Winnie, TX 77665
Thursday, January 03, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie
134 W. Buccaneer Drive Winnie, TX 77665
Friday, January 04, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Harmony Cemetery
Taylor, Arkansas

Comments (8)

  • RH

    05 January 2019 at 15:22 | #

    To the Family. Our sympathy. May God give you the ‘power beyond what is normal’ to go from one day to the next. 2 Corinthians 4:7


  • Nina Clubb Marshall

    04 January 2019 at 03:02 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family.. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


  • Martha Aucoin

    04 January 2019 at 01:01 | #

    So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. Prayers for the family.


  • Roger Hampton

    03 January 2019 at 19:56 | #

    Sorry to hear about Aunt Dottie. Thoughts and prayers go out to John Jr. Fran and Family. She was a sweet lady


  • Billie Murphy

    03 January 2019 at 02:31 | #

    From the first day that I met Nanny I loved her she showed me alot and taught me some great side dishes and her lasagna was out of this witld. Nanny you will always be loved and missed.


  • Glenda Leger

    03 January 2019 at 02:23 | #

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


  • Betty Smith

    03 January 2019 at 01:05 | #

    I will miss Dotty so much even though we rarely saw each other in the last few years. Memories we made will never be forgotten. Love you.


  • Heidi Spidahl

    03 January 2019 at 00:38 | #

    Sending my sympathies to all of Doris's family and friends. I am so blessed to have had met Doris and ya'll. Everyone made me feel like part of your family. I have so many loving memories of the fun and loving times we all had. I am keeping ya'll in my thoughts and prayers. Love you Doris and will miss you dearly. I'm so glad I called you when I did you will always be a special friend, Fly high beautiful with all my love!!


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