OBITUARY

Donna Clark Elrod

July 26, 1952October 25, 2020
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Donna Clark Elrod, age 68, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020. Donna was born July 26, 1952 in Conyers, Georgia and in 1970 graduated high school from Handley High in Roanoke, AL. Donna enjoyed traveling abroad, which included many locations in the continental US, plus Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica and Hawaii. She loved hiking, outdoor adventures, beach trips and spending time with her many friends. In her spare time, she could be found at home relaxing with her dogs and cats, which were considered part of her family. Donna loved her church and was active in local Methodist and Baptist congregations during her 40+ years as a Douglas County resident.

She was preceded in death by her father, Curtis B. Clark, Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Montine “Liza” Clark; her son, Shane Benefield (Jan) of Sandy Springs, Georgia; sister, Jenni Yeater (Ron) of Monroe, Georgia; nephews, Brantley Yeater and Eli Yeater; special friends, Judy Anderson, Kathy Holcomb and Carla Sexton.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon in the Rosehaven Chapel at Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at Noon in the Chapel. Masks are recommended but not required.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Donna C. Elrod Memorial (tribute page) at Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601, the link can be found on their website www.alz.org

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Donna by visiting www.whitleygarner.com

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 14, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, November 14, 2020

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Debra Mayfield

November 6, 2020

The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Elrod Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.

Marty Chapman

November 5, 2020

Shane and Jan,
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother/mother-in-law, but rejoice with you in knowing she is in the presence of the Lord and that her suffering is ended.
My thoughts and prayers are with both of you. Please let me know if I can do anything.
In His Love,
Marty

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Biography

Donna Clark Elrod, age 68, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020. Donna was born July 26, 1952 in Conyers, Georgia and in 1970 graduated high school from Handley High in Roanoke, AL. Donna enjoyed traveling abroad, which included many locations in the continental US, plus Europe, Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica and Hawaii. She loved hiking, outdoor adventures, beach trips and spending time with her many friends. In her spare time, she could be found at home relaxing with her dogs and cats, which were considered part of her family. Donna loved her church and was active in local Methodist and Baptist congregations during her 40+ years as a Douglas County resident.

She was preceded in death by her father, Curtis B. Clark, Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Montine “Liza” Clark; her son, Shane Benefield (Jan) of Sandy Springs, Georgia; sister, Jenni Yeater (Ron) of Monroe, Georgia; nephews, Brantley Yeater and Eli Yeater; special friends, Judy Anderson, Kathy Holcomb and Carla Sexton.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon in the Rosehaven Chapel at Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at Noon in the Chapel. Masks are recommended but not required.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Donna C. Elrod Memorial (tribute page) at Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601, the link can be found on their website www.alz.org

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Donna by visiting www.whitleygarner.com

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134

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