Donna Callaway Reid

June 18, 1959 ~ May 12, 2012 (age 52)

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 to sign the online guest register.

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