Lila L. McDonald, of LaFayette and formerly of Calhoun, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2022 in CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.
Lila was born in Gordon County, November 11, 1929, daughter of the late Sam Henry Leatherwood and Ella Virginia Owen Leatherwood. She was a member of the Oakman United Methodist Church. Lila was a schoolteacher for more than 50 years, teaching for the Walker County School System prior to her retirement.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, May Ella McDonald and her special friend, Janis Harwood.
The family will receive friends on Friday, December 16th from 1 PM until 2 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 16th at 2 PM from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Lanford and Rev. Louise Elmore officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Baptist Cemetery in Oakman.
Pallbearers serving include: Larry Ware, Scott Fox, Dr. Charles Scott, Alex Hopper and John Johnson.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Lila L. McDonald.