Brendalyn C. Donaldson
Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at Jordan Hill
M. B. Church, Carson, Mississippi for Dr. Brendalyn Carol Donaldson,
51, who died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at Jeff Davis Community Hospital.
Bishop Jeronn C. Williams, officiated with interment following in
South Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, in Prentiss. Johnson Funeral
Home was in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Donaldson was born to the late Sim Levi (S.L.) and Mrs. Brenda
Donaldson. She was baptized at Jordan Hill M. B. Church at the age of
seven. She attended Sophia Sutton Headstart, J. E. Johnson
Elementary and Jr. High and graduated from Prentiss High in 1985. She
attended Alcorn State University and received her Bachelor’s Degree.
She moved to Atlanta, Georgia and pursued and received her Master of
Education in Teaching and Learning in 2012. She returned to
Mississippi and received her Doctor of Education, Higher and Post
Secondary Education in July 2017.
Dr. Donaldson is survived by her mother, Brenda Donaldson of Prentiss;
pet, Smokey; sisters, Christeen (Alan) Griggsby of Northbridge,
California; Dedra Donaldson of Carson; nieces, Kadeeisha Lott of
Carson, and Alexis Griggsby of Northridge, California; nephew, Alex
Strauther; special cousins raised as siblings, Minister Johnny V.
(Stacey) Donaldson of Clinton; Edward (Melissa) Bournes Jr., Elder
Tonya B. Fairley all of New Orleans, Louisiana and many other
relatives and friends.