Donna Medley Painter

On Friday, January 27, 2024, Donna Medley Painter, 88 years old, entered her eternal heavenly home at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va. Donna was born on August 12, 1935 in Prichard, W.Va. to Sherman “Sherm” William and Alberta “Dossie” Smith Medley both deceased. She held several jobs over the years including Account Services at the Huntington Credit Bureau, Huntington, W.Va.; Collections Agent at King’s Daughters Hospital in Ashland, KY, along with acting as Manager of several large Hotel Specialty Boutiques in Daytona Beach, FL. Donna was a beautiful woman, who lived her life to the fullest through simple pleasures. She loved chatting with family and friends, decorating her home, and cooking dish after dish for others. Donna was predeceased by her husband, William Edward Painter and her first husband, Charles William Adams. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rae Ann and Wendell Parsons; her son, Robert Joseph Adams; her beloved grandson and family, Jason William and Stephanie Parsons and her grandsons, Jared and Ian McCagg. They were all her KIDS! Special friends included her sister friend, Betty James, Jimmy and Barbara Blankenship and Reva Noble. Family and friends whose lives Donna touched are invited to Rollins Funeral Home, 1822 Chestnut Street, Kenova, W.Va. for visitation from Noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, to reminisce, support each other or just chat. Donna’s Celebration of Life Service will follow visitation with Pastor Chuck Lawrence and Pastor Keith Watters officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Her family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the following people for their love, care and concern during Donna’s final journey. Thanks to the nursing staff and doctors at St. Mary’s Medical Center; the nursing staff at Huntington Hospice House; and her two care givers, Barbara Blankenship and Cathy Sullivan. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. I’AM SO SORRY for your loss!!! Rae and Wendell!!! She was a good woman!!!! I’m, sorry for your loss!!!

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