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Eloise Johnson Donahoo

Obituary for Eloise Johnson Donahoo

May 27, 1926 - May 14, 2018
Inman, South Carolina | Age 91


Eloise J. Donahoo
Inman, SC

Eloise Faye Johnson Donahoo, 91, of Inman, South Carolina, went home to be with the Lord and her loved ones, on Monday, May 14, 2018. Eloise was born in the Holston Creek Community on May 27, 1926, a daughter of the late James A. "Gus" Johnson and Bessie Strange Johnson. She was the widow of William "Bill" Donahoo, Jr.. She went to Practical Nursing School at Spartanburg General Hospital at the age of 44 and worked as a LPN for the next thirty years. She was a longtme member of Holston Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class. Eloise was an Air Force Military wife for over fifteen years, she was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary Post #45 and a volunteer with Mobile Meals of Spartanburg.
Eloise is survived by a daughter, Beth Metcalf, of Wellford, South Carolina; a granddaughter, Keilah Metcalf Nettles and her husband, Robert of Greer, South Carolina; a grandson, Micah J. Metcalf and his wife, April of Metter, Georgia. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Claire Lillian Metcalf and William Charles Nettles.
In addition to her parents and spouse, Mrs. Donahoo was predeceased by a son, William "Billy" Donahoo, III; a son-in-law, T. Julian Metcalf; three sisters, Roey Collins, Mattie Ward, Frances Foster; five brothers; Paul, Leon, Ralph, Wofford and Virgil Johnson.
Visitation will be held, Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 2:00 PM until 3:45 PM at Holston Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at Holston Creek Baptist Church, Inman, South Carolina, at 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 17, 2018, conducted by Dr. Reggie Parker. The Friendship Sunday School Class will serve as Honorary Escorts. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Inman, South Carolina.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mobile Meals, PO Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304 or the American Legion Women's Auxiliary, Post #45, PO Box 627, Inman, South Carolina 29349.
Eloise had numerous nieces and nephews that were very dear to her heart along with many military families that she loved dearly. We would like to express out thanks to the nurses and CNA's at Lake Emory for the love and care they gave to our precious love one for the two years she was a resident. The family is at the home of her daughter, 201 Canady Road, Wellford, South Carolina.

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