Tom Allison Donnell M.D.
Jane Walker 30 May 1948 and Jean Savage Ringo
Aft. 1973. During WWII he served with the Vanderbilt Hospital Unit. He first
went to North
and then to Anzio, Italy.
Festus Daily News Democrat† Nov. 23, 1983
DeSoto--Dr. Thomas A.
Donnell, who practiced medicine in DeSoto for over 30 years, died Tuesday,
Nov. 22nd at St. Anthonyís MedicalCenter in St.
LouisCounty.† He was 69 years old. Visitation begins at the
Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home in DeSoto from tonight and from tomorrow. Funeral services, with the Rev. James
Powell, officiating, will begin at
on Friday at the home.† Burial will be in
Dr. Donnell was born Dec. 26, 1913 in DeSoto to Robert E. and Rachel
(nee Reppy) Donnell.†
His parents preceded him in death.†
His brother Dr. Harold E. Donnell is a long-time practicing physician in
DeSoto.† Also a son Dr. William Donnell
practices medicine in Rogers, Arkansas.† In addition to his brother and son, survivors
include: his wife Jean Donnell who lives in Hillsboro;
children, Susan Rowe of DeSoto and Jeff of Atlanta; a sister, Virginia Pardon
of Farmington; and nine
grandchildren.† Dr. Donnell was a Captain
in the Army in WW II and was a member of the St.
AndrewsUnitedMethodistChurch in DeSoto.
Donnellís daughter, Susan Rachel Donnell, states that at the time of his death,
Dr. Donnell only had two grandchildren; Shalmah
Marjorie Donnell, daughter of Robert William Donnell, M.D., and Andrew Lindell Rowe, son of Susan Rachel Donnell and Stevan Hamel Rowe. Dr. Donnellís oldest son is named Robert