Trudy (Douglas) Donaldson
1948 - 2019
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Trudy Douglas Donaldson, 71, of Tallahassee, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. A daughter of the late Gordon E. and Pearl Sears Douglas, she was born in Vernon, Florida on January 23, 1948. A talented artist with paint and florals, she loved designing and being creative with everything from cooking, crafting and decorating. An aviculturist for over 20 years, she raised and bred exotic birds. She enjoyed working at both Waccamaw and Michael's as a floral designer. She was generous and thoughtful and had unconditional love for her husband, children and grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by brothers, Rev. Roy Douglas, Troy Douglas, Irvin Douglas and Arvil Douglas; and a sister, Magdalene Stewart.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Hubert E. Donaldson; children, David Donaldson (wife, Tammy) Donaldson and Susan Osborne-Goulooze (husband, Scott); grandchildren, Skyler Osborne and Shane Goulooze; and sister, Irene Brewer.

Visitation was from 2:30 until 3:30 PM, Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Abbey Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 3:30 PM. Interment was at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Washington County News from Aug. 8 to Aug. 14, 2019.
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August 26, 2019
My deepest condolences upon the loss of Trudy , such a beautiful person , inside and out ,,, she was a very outgoing person in school @ VHS ,,, surely , she will be missed by everyone who ever come into contact with her ,,, may GOD Bless the Family , and may Trudy RIP .
Dwight Perkins Sr
August 15, 2019
So sorry to hear about Trudy's passing. She was really fun to work with at Michaels. I pray for your family's healing during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.
Rachel Schmalfuss
August 10, 2019
I remember Ms. Trudy when I was a child she lived in my grandparents campground and crocheted a shawl for me. I thought about her and wondered where she moved to. Prayers to the family...
August 10, 2019
Love you Aunt Marlene
Ricky Douglas
August 10, 2019
Love you Aunt Marlene
Ricky Douglas
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