Helen (Thompson) DonohewMarch 6, 1934 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 83)
Helen Donohew, 83, departed this life on November 27, 2017 surrounded by her precious family. She was born in Bath County on March 6, 1934 to the late Lloyd Thomas Thompson and Mary Elizabeth Warner Thompson. She married Samuel Clifton Donohew and together with their family they opened and operated Donohew Incorporated. Most of her life, however, she was a homemaker; spending her time nurturing and loving her family. She was a member of the Peeled Oak Christian Church. In her spare time she had a passion for gardening and planting flowers, but she also had a special talent for painting. She often painted saw blades and gifted them to family members. She loved antiques and her animals and her church.
She is survived by two sons Mike (Jeanie) Donohew and Sam (Stefani) Donohew all of Owingsville; two daughters Debbie (Harold) Copher and Kathy Sorrell all of Owingsville; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Samuel Clifton Donohew; one son David Donohew; one brother Lloyd “Sonny” Thompson, Jr. and one sister Marilyn Montgomery.
Friends may visit from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 12 p.m. on Wednesday with the Reverend Charles McGuire officiating. Burial to follow in the Donohew Family Cemetery.