The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


September 16, 2013

Donya Ruth Frost

Donya Ruth Frost, 53, died at her home in Athens, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She is survived by her parents, Ken and Marianna Frost; three brothers and their wives, Miles and Susan Frost of Athens, Ken and Diane Frost of Corsicana, Texas, and Eric and Margaret Frost of Richmond, Va.; much loved nieces and nephews, Kim Broadway, Athens; Camron Frost, Athens; Bess Frost, Boston, Mass.; Rachel Frost, Terrell, Texas;  Daniel Frost, Augusta, Ga.; Kailey Frost,  Tacoma, Wash.; Heidi Carter, Florence, and Heather Carter Cotner, Birmingham; great-nieces, Ava Frost, Athens, and Charlotte Frost Hunter, Boston; and great-nephews, Julian Cotner, Birmingham, and Cayden Frost, Athens.

She was an  employee of the Birdie Thornton Center in Athens until suffering a stroke on June 29, 2013.

Donya was a gift from God who brought joy and love to all who knew her. Her body was donated to the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham. A service of Joy and Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 17,  at Clements Baptist Church on U.S. 72 West with the Rev. Fred Lackey officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Birdie Thornton Center in Athens, Alabama, or Hospice of Limestone County, Athens, Alabama.


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