Bobbie Nell McDonald

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Funeral services honoring the life of Cordelia “Bobbie Nell” McDonald were held June 10, at Mitchell Baptist Church in the Mitchell Community. The Reverends Bobby Russell, Pastor of Mitchell Baptist Church, and Waylon Gauntt officiated. Burial followed in the Cassell Cemetery in Converse. She was born June 28, 1944, in Converse to Howard Roberts and Dorothy Roberts Dykes. She passed away June 7, 2018, at her home in Converse. Bobbie Nell worked as an LPN for Dr. Donald Taylor for over 29 years in Mansfield. She was also a member of the Mitchell Baptist Church. Bobbie Nell loved being “Mimi” to Chance, her grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years John E. “Buddy” McDonald; parents, Howard Roberts and Dorothy Dykes; son, John E. McDonald, Jr.; and brother, Kenneth Roberts. She is survived by her son, R. W. and wife, Helen McDonald; grandson, Chance McDonald; sister, Betty and husband, Gene Phillips; brother, Robert L. Dykes; and numerous nieces and nephews. Honoring her as pallbearers were Betty Phillips, Devin Dykes, Jeff Jagneaux, Tick Johnson, Tommy Raimond, Freddie Paul, Terry Kennedy, Brandice Dykes and Robert Dykes.

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