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Ina "Toni, Gee" McDonald

October 11, 1924 - May 9, 2016

Ina McDonald passed away May 9, 2016 at the age of 91.  She was born to John and Georgia Honeycutt of Linden, Texas on October 11, 1924.  Ina graduated from Linden High School and Business College in Longview, Texas. She worked as an executive secretary with Goldberg, Fonville, Gump, and Strauss until retiring to raise her children.  Ina was an avid fan of the Texas Rangers and never missed watching them on TV after she was unable to attend the games.  

She is survived by her husband, Maj Gen (USAF Ret) Robert W. McDonald; children, James S. Worley of Plano, Julie Reames and husband Edwin of Prosper, Texas, and Susan Reilly and husband Alexander of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Addie and Chris Reames of Prosper, Texas; step-grandchildren, Blake Reames of Oregon, Piper and Patrick Reilly of Houston; nieces, Louann Jones and Debbie Burke and their families; and nephew, Byron Terry and his family.    

Ina was preceded in death by her parents, and beloved sister, Marijon Terry (2009).   

The family would like to thank the numerous doctors, nurses, therapists, first responders,and especially Beth Kwesha and her family for their wonderful care.  

A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2016 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Allen, Texas.  Interment will be held 2:30 p.m. at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.  The family will receive friends during a visitation on Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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We send our deepest sympathy upon the loss of Toni... We are grateful for the times we were able to visit you and Toni at your home in Plano, Toni and Shirley loved to trade and read good books. We were blessed to know her, she was a dear partner and mother. Peace and comfort, Bob and Shirley Gunn Plano, Texas Bob and Shirley Gunn, May 15, 2016 So sad to hear this. Loved Ina and Bob. There were a couple of trips that I drove mother, Aunt Joyce, and Marijon to visit Ina in Plano. Fun times when the four of them were together! Kathy Ayers Lynn, May 15, 2016 You have my deepest condolences. Chuck McGuire, May 15, 2016 My deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. She was such a special lady. And I always enjoyed my trips to Dallas with Debbie and visiting with her when she was in Hughes Springs. God Bless Each of you. Sissy Miller, May 15, 2016 I am so sorry to hear about Toni's passing. I am honored to have known her and she will be missed. I would love to be with you on Sunday and Monday. I am not able to attend but know you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers, Wendy Hayes, May 15, 2016 Gen. McDonald. We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family and may your memories give you peace and comfort. Larry and Joanne Raney Larry Raney, May 14, 2016 Charolette and I want to extend our condolences to Gen. McDonald and his family in this time of loss. Mario and Charolette D'Angelo Charolette and Mario D'Angelo, May 13, 2016 We wish to extend our deep sympathy to the family and especially to Suzy and Alexander. Suzanne Russell and Marty Cavanaugh, May 12, 2016 Dona and I want to extend our condolences to Bob in this time of loss. You both will be in our hearts. Gary and Dona Walston Gary Walston, May 11, 2016 I am carrying Toni in my heart, Bob, with dear memories of her. You and the girls have surely walked through Calvary with her. She was a very special lady. Soon we can all have that big Reunion that will never have to end! God bless all of you, especially you for holding her hand along the way.
Janet Davis, May 11, 2016 For all the care you gave Mac all these years, all the love you gave him, all the support, your Savior is returning to you now. Thank you.
Dee Drill, May 10, 2016 Toni and Bob are great people/neighbors. They are very personable and caring people. We will miss her. Jeff and Els. Jeff Bowen, May 10, 2016 Jean & I extend our condolences Gen Bob and the family, behind every good man stands a wife.
Jean & Gerrit K Spieker, May 10, 2016