Graveside services for Mrs. Suzanne “Suzi” Donley, 69, of Longview will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 1, 2018 at the Lakeview Cemetery, 5000 W Harrison Rd., Longview, Texas, under the direction of Welch Funeral Home.
Known by all as Suzi, Suzanne Donley was born January 26, 1949 in Dallas, Texas to Marjorie Ann and Clarence Leslie Baird and spent her final days at home before going to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 28, 2018. Suzi graduated from Longview High School and participated in several High School theater productions as well as performing on local TV and in community theater. She married Wesley Alan Donley II on October 4, 1976 and together celebrated 41 years. A true Texas country girl, Suzi loved ‘Suede, Jade, and Satin’ and after living in Louisiana for a time, she returned to Longview with her husband and children. Suzi worked at both Office Depot and Walgreen’s in Longview before retiring.
Suzi was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Donley is survived by her loving husband, Wes Donley; children Jaysan Donley, Jon Donley and companion Tahyoodle Coppinger, Myranda Husers and her husband Bryan, and Josh Donley and companion Ashley Bramlett; grandchildren Ariana Donley, Nick Donley, Colin Donley, Chris Weeks, Jordan Donley, Jared Donley, Brooklyn Donley, Jayden Husers, and Serena Coppinger; brother Robert Baird and his wife Cherie; niece Samantha Gershenfeld and her husband David.
If desired, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Suzanne’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.