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Virda McDonnell

Virda McDonnell

Friday, January 30th, 1931 - Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Virda “Nana” McDonnell
Virda Mae “Nana” McDonnell, 89, transitioned to her eternal life on Thursday November 26, 2020 in the comfort of her home in Huntsville, AL. She loved New Orleans and was immensely proud to call it home for most of her life. She relocated to Huntsville, AL after Hurricane Katrina. Ms. Virda was born on January 30, 1931 to the late Joseph Stevens and the late Annie Mae (Washington) Stevens. Those who knew her best affectionately called her Nana. She accepted Christ early in her childhood while attending Olive Branch Baptist Church in Algiers, La. She was married to the late Andrew Mc Donnell Sr. Ms. Virda was a loving mother and grandmother. She leaves to cherish her memory her 9 children Nelda, Cedric, Michael (Cyndi), Andrew Jr. (Alaina), Patricia, Patrick (Ceily), Eldridge (Zendy), Troy, Lisa (Eric), sister-in-law Ruth Stevens, cousins Victoria Baldwin and Elizabeth Baldwin, 31 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 2 great - great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins. She is proceeded in death by her grandson Joseph “P-Nut” Thornton Jr, her grandparents James and Amanda Provine, her sister Annie Mae Rhome, brothers Joseph Stevens and James Stevens. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Temple of Faith, Elder Andrew Williams Jr. New Orleans. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the medical staff of Huntsville Hospital System and the professionals at Serenity Funeral Home in Huntsville, AL. Following the viewing she will be cremated. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.murrayhendersonfuneralhome.com
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THERE WILL BE A PRIVATE FAMILY VIEWING OF HER REMAINS ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2020 a 9:00a.m. - 10:00a.m. RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A VIEWING OF HER REMAINS AT 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., AT MURRAY HENDERSON FUNERAL HOME 1207 TECHE ST, ALGIERS LA. IT IS MANDATORY THAT EVERYONE ENTERING THE MORTUARY MUST WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

THERE WILL BE AN ONLINE FUNERAL SERVICE VIA ZOOM. ELDER ANDREW WILLIAMS JR. OFFICIATING THE ZOOM SERVICE.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO THE MURRAY HENDERSON FUNERAL HOME.
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    Monday, December 7th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, December 7th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Murray Henderson Funeral Home
    Address
    1207 Teche Street
    Algiers, LA 70114
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