The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 31, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia, where Reverend Allen Waters is pastor. Reverend Charles McDonald will officiate. Interment will follow in the New Hope Church Cemetery.
Stacey Denise McDonald Walton was born January 4, 1965 in Macon County, Georgia to Minnie King McDonald and the late Johnny C. McDonald. She received her education in the public school system of Macon County. Stacey was a 1983 graduate of Macon County High School, Montezuma, Georgia. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. She joined the band of Christian Believers at New Hope Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Hayes. She devoted 20 years as a Supervisor over Transportation at Middle Flint Behavior Healthcare in Americus, Georgia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Johnny C. McDonald, and sister, Minnie P. McDonald-Howard. Stacey was a loving and caring person always willing to help anyone she could. She leaves a legacy of memories and love to her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Charlie Walton; one loving son, Davarian McDonald (Ireeka); two daughters, Kenyatta Walton and Madison Walton; one grandson Jayden McDonald; one god-son, Ja’Quaylen Daniel; a loving and devoted mother, Minnie McDonald, Oglethorpe, Georgia; two sisters, Shirley Smith of Lithonia, Georgia and Ruthie Fowler of Forest Park, Georgia; one brother, Johnny McDonald (Tiwanda), East Point, Georgia; a special friend, Charlie Griffin, III; a special loving and devoted aunt, Jannie McDonald; other aunts and uncles, Geraldine McDonald, Joyce McDonald, Louise Taylor, Earnestine Howard (Eddie Joe), Ernest McDonald (Onita), Mary Jane Tookes, J. W. Daniel (Elizabeth), and Eddie C. Thornton; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Elizabeth Melton, Willie Walton (Delois), James Walton, Kelvin Walton and Willie Joe Howard; devoted niece and nephews include, Calandra Johnson, Martez Howard and MarChaffin McDonald; a loving and devoted cousin, Cynthia Howard-Gilbert; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including devoted friend, Monica Pope.