Everett Lavon Donley

Everett Lavon Donley

Everett Levon Donley, 59, of Monticello, passed away on May 30, 2015 at his home in Monticello.

He was the retired CEO and plant manager for SAF Holland in Dumas, manufacturer of commercial vehicle suspensions and components for trucks and trailers and was a Veteran of the United States Army and Army National Reserve. His latest endeavor was starting his own log trucking business, Donley Trucking LLC.

Mr. Donley was a member of Pleasant Springs Missionary Baptist Church.

He was born on March 26, 1956 at Dumas and was the son of Ida Morean Hice Donley of Dalton, Mississippi and the late Troy Lee Donley.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jessie May Donley.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Mary Catherine Ferguson Donley of Monticello; two daughters, Erika Donley McKeown and husband Taylor of Tillar and Samantha Donley of Tillar; his mother, Ida Morean Hice Donley of Dalton, Mississippi; two brothers, Virgil Donley of Winchester and Troy Lee Donley, Jr. of Jackson, Mississippi; a sister, Betty Veasey of Dalton, Mississippi; two granddaughters, Mya Donley and Emma Gannaway; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on June 2 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Visitation is June 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home