WINDER — “Rebecca” Ellen McDonald, 82, died Thursday, June 9, 2011.
Born in Amherst in Hancock County, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Hollis Elmer and Laura C. Selsby Salisbury. She was a member of New Pentecost United Methodist Church. Mrs. McDonald was preceded in death by her husband, Chandler L. McDonald.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Richard and Ann Harris, Winder; step sons James and Dennis McDonald; and step daughter Cindy Tagliapietra. She also had 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, at Smith Funeral Home, Winder. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Pentecost Methodist Church with the Rev. Billy Pittman officiating. Burial will be in the Pentecost Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in the attention of Pat Mays for the New Pentecost Fellowship Hall, at 832 Whispering Pine Road, Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.