Donna Callaway Reid

Born: Thu., Jun. 18, 1959
Died: Sat., May 12, 2012

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Donna Rhea Callaway "Bay" Reid, age 52, of Greensboro, GA, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 18, 1959 in Warner Robins, GA, she was the daughter of Barbara Jean Moon Callaway of Greensboro, GA and the late Calvin Jackson. In 1977 she graduated from Greene County High School. Donna was a homemaker who loved children and always welcomed them into her home. She was happiest when she was with her grandchildren and wanted what was best for them. All of her life she was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed coaching and playing softball. She was affectionately known as "Bay" since the birth of her first grandchild, Trey. Donna also enjoyed arts and crafts and keeping up with the Greene County basketball team.

In addition to her husband, Roosevelt Reid, Jr. of Greensboro, GA, she is survived by her mother, Barbara M. Callaway of Greensboro, GA; a daughter, April Christopher of Greensboro, GA; a son, A J Christopher (Nikki) of Conyers, GA; three sisters, Anne Martin (Wyatt) of Greensboro, GA; Lynn Callaway of Greensboro, GA and Susan Dooley (Victor) of Crawford, GA; mother-in-law, Louise Griggs (Johnny) of Madison, GA, three sisters-in-law, Pamela Cummings, Donna Reid (Tyrone) and Felicia Fulton (Ernest) all of Madison, GA; brother-in-law, Michael Reid (Kim) of Greensboro, GA; four grandchildren, Treyvion Christopher, Garryick "Scooter" Christopher, Jonathan Thomas and Anslee Christopher; and a number of nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her step-father, William Reid Callaway, Sr. and her father, Calvin Jackson.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 12 noon at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Johnny Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Jakell Woodruff, Demone Kemp, Damien Kemp, Trenton Reid, Quindarins "Tookie" Brown and Tradarious Wynn. Honorary pallbearers are the Junior Varsity Tigers Basketball Team and Coach Steve McNeise. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at McCommons Funeral Home in Greensboro, GA. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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dianne finch mckinley
   Posted Sun May 13, 2012
so sorry for your loss

Linda Yearwood Barrington
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this time & the days ahead.

Loretta Black
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
Thinking of you in your time of loss,prayers to all.

Tammy SImons Underwood
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
So sad to hear the news of Donna's passing, I have always liked her and was so glad to see her a few months back at Gas Station. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Sincerely, Tammy

Pam Vaughn
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all during this time of sorrow.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

Ann Wilson
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. Ann Wilson

LOUISE W NESBIT
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
With Deepest Sympathy from a former classmate.

Donna Merritt
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
I am so sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Debbie Tumlin
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss.N

Laurie Aguilar
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Donna will be greatly missed. If you need anything please don't hesitate to reach to me. Love ya, Laurie

Lynn Kitchens
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Darryl and Lynn Kitchens

Elaine & Terry Cantrell
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
To the family of Donna, Each of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you during the coming days, giving you the strength and courage that you need. Elaine & Terry Cantrell

Brenda LINDSEY
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
You are in our thoughts and prayers Brenda Lindsey & Family

pat beechy
   Posted Mon May 14, 2012
my prayers and love are with all of you. donna was a very special cousin! all our love from pat beechy and family.

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
Reid Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

Jenny Mize Yearwood-Parker
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
I am so sorry to hear the news of Donna's passing. I have such wonderful memories of playing softball with her. She was very special lady!

Melanie Bufford
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
I was saddened to hear of Donna's passing. We graduated together...My sympathies to the family.

Melanie Burt
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
So sorry about your loss. My prayers are with you all. With sympathy Melanie Burt

Marian Easley
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Donna's family. I have many fond memories of us growing up together and "hanging out" on Spring Street. Sincerely, Marian

Mrs. Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
Sympathy to all the family. May God Bless all of you. Mrs. Betty Jo Evans

Cathy Murphy
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Marlene Branyan Buck
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
I am so sorry for the loss of Donna. I went to school with her...she was a very sweet person and will be greatly missed. God Bless Your Family. Marlene

Teressa Hall
   Posted Tue May 15, 2012
Such a sweet girl.Donna was a big part of my childhood.