Cover photo for Thomas E. McDonald's Obituary
Thomas E. McDonald Profile Photo
1929 Thomas 2020

Thomas E. McDonald

December 13, 1929 — September 20, 2020

Thomas Elzy McDonald, 90 of Bald Knob passed away September 20, 2020. Born December 13, 1929 to Evet and Myrtle McDonald. Tom was a retired trucker driver. He loved to garden, raise hogs, travel, and tell stories of times past and present. He was beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

He married Laverne Hilton on November 6, 1948 in Kensett, AR. They were married 59 years before her passing on April 1, 2007.

He married Margarette Kerns April 26, 2008 in Memphis, TN. He lovingly told everyone this was his sweetheart and that is how he introduced her to many. He loved her children and grandchildren.

Also surviving are: Son, James Denton McDonald, Sr “Yogi” (Wanda), Three grandsons Denton McDonald (Karen) Chris McDonald (Pam) Greg McDonald (Carla). Two great granddaughters Emilee and Hannah McDonald. Three great grandsons Dylan, Andy and Ethan McDonald and one brother Max McDonald. He was proceeded in death by his parents, one daughter Janie Sue Murray, 5 sisters and 3 brothers.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas E. McDonald, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 24, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

White County Memorial Gardens

E Park Ave, Searcy, AR 72143

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree