Donella Quinn Tounzen Kearney

By  | January 13, 2021 | Filed under: Limestone Chapel, Obituaries

Donella Quinn KearneyDonella Quinn Tounzen Kearney age 88 of Athens, Alabama passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Athens Health and Rehab.

Ms. Kearney was born January 16, 1932 , in El Centro, California to Dennis Hall Quinn and Ella Belle Cole Quinn.

Donella was a resident of Athens and Limestone County over 30 years. She worked in office management and insurance until her retirement in 1987.

Donella loved Country-Western music and dancing in her younger years. Throughout her life, she was a fan of prospecting in the deserts of the southwest, antiquing, researching genealogy; singing with her children and grandchildren; rescuing animals; and pampering her beloved cats. She traveled the U.S. extensively in her retirement years.

Survived by her three children: Sharon Tounzen (Rob Olmstead) of Ruskin, FL; Sheila Tounzen of Tallahassee FL; Albert “Skip” (Tara) Tounzen, III, of Decatur, AL; grandchildren Chandra (John) Holland of Athens, AL; James (Heather) Beck of Harriman, TN; Kristie (Garry) Dietzman of Camas, WA; Alleson Malone of Athens AL; Leslee Davis of Athens, AL; Jenny Bonner of Vernon, FL; Tammy Bonner of Athens, AL; Michael (Joslyn) Lawrence of Red Bluff, CA; Jered (Adrienne) Lawrence of Redding, CA; Autumn (Brian) Murphree of Joppa, AL; Nathan Tounzen of Decatur,AL; Morina Tounzen of Decatur, AL; twenty two great grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren.

Donella was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Joanne Marlin and Irma Young; four brothers: Hugh, Lyle, Eris and Billie Quinn.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be mailed to Athens Limestone Animal Shelter at 1701 Hwy 72E, Athens, AL 35611

designate felines; in memory of Donella Kearney of Athens AL; family member: Chandra Holland 17641 Mooresville Rd, Athens AL, 35613

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