Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Donald "Donnie" Edward Borders

Mr. Donald Edward Borders, age 29, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2011. He was born on September 2, 1981 in Rome, Georgia. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. and Shirley M. Gross Borders.

Mr. Borders is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Forrister Borders; his parents; daughter, Katelynn Elizabeth Borders; son, Brandon Avery Borders; sisters and brother-in-law, Christina Sharee Palmer and husband David Palmer and Tanya Borders; brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Melissa Borders and grandparents, Raymond and Beatrice Borders and Lola Thomason.

Mr. Borders is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Mr. Lester Gross and Mr. Jackie Thomason.

The funeral arrangements for Mr. Borders will be conducted on Monday, June 6, 2011 at ten o’clock in the morning from the Chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with Minister Craig Hallman officiating.

Interment will follow in the Northview Cemetery.

The family of Mr. Borders will receive family and friends on Sunday, June 5, 2011 from six o’clock in the evening until nine o’clock in the evening at the Gammage Funeral Home and also on Monday, June 6, 2011 from nine o’clock in the morning until the funeral hour and the Gammage Funeral Home.

The family has requested that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made to First National Bank of Polk County, 967 Main Street, Cedartown, Georgia 30125; attn: Shirley Borders in Benefit of Katelynn and Brandon Borders.

The following gentlemen have been asked to serve as pallbearers; Sean Borders, Cody Summerlin, Larry Strickland, Daniel Forsyth, John Forsyth and Kenny Borders.

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The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mr. Donald Edward Borders.