Donelle Fuqua Birdwell

July 30, 1943 ~ July 31, 2018 (age 75)


Donelle Dean Fuqua Birdwell, age 75 of Springfield-Madison TN, died Tuesday July 31, 2018 at the Portland, TN home of her daughter. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday August 3, 2018 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery with Jonathan Parker, Joshua Parker, Dalton Long, Clyde Dean, David Dean, Henry Dean, Bruce Dean, Matthew Hancock and Jason Fuqua serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11 am till 1 pm.
Donelle was born July 30, 1943 in Robertson County TN to the late Jimmy Powell Fuqua and Minerva Dean Fuqua. Her grandparents, Clyde W. and Jessie Taylor Dean and Edgar and Minnie Fuqua also preceded her in death. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was a retired medical receptionist with Neurological Associates in Nashville. Donelle lived for her children each day.
Surviving her are her son, Chad Birdwell of Madison, TN; daughters, Julia "Julie" Little and husband Ken of White House, TN, Tiffany Long of Madison, TN, Nicole Birdwell and husband Darran Smith of Portland, TN; brother, Jerry (Judy) Fuqua of Springfield; sister, Lissa (Leslie) Hancock of Springfield; grandchildren, Jonathan Parker, Joshua Parker, Presley Hooper, Dalton Long, Maggie Long, Jessie Birdwell, Jadean Birdwell Smith, Cole Birdwell, eight great grandchildren and the father of her children, Charles Birdwell.
The family request if so desired, donations may be made to the Donelle Fuqua Memorial Fund. All donations may be made to the Robertson County Funeral Home.


Cemetery Details

Elmwood Cemetery
Richard Street
Springfield, TN, 37172


AUG 3. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Celebration of Life

AUG 3. 1:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172


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