McConnell Funeral Home

1200 E Forrest St, Athens, AL


Donald Gene McMeans

October 20, 1956June 30, 2019

The Graveside Service for Donald Gene McMeans, Jr., 62, of Athens, will be Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 2 P.M. at Poplar Creek Cemetery with Jerry Batts officiating.

Mr. McMeans passed away on Sunday June 30, 2019. He was born October 20, 1956 in Limestone County, AL; to Donald Gene McMeans, Sr. and Barbara Gordon McMeans. Mr. McMeans was an employee of International Paper for 28 years. He was a lifelong member of IBEW 558 and a member of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.

Mr. McMeans is survived by his parents, loving wife Harriet Huffman McMeans for 39 years of Athens, AL, one son Donald (Trey) G. McMeans III, of Birmingham, AL; one daughter Beth McMeans Chambers and husband Joey; two sisters Sonya Groover and Bobbie Hamilton; one grandchild Luke Chambers; farming partner and friend Jerry Allen.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Donald Gene McMeans

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Vera Van Lew

July 3, 2019

Dear Harriett, May God comfort you and your family at this difficult time. My heart hurts for you. Love, your Elvis friend, Vera

Geraldine Markham

July 2, 2019

I am at peace. My soul's at rest. There is no need for tears. For with your love I was so blessed for all those many years. Rest In peace Dear Nephew.