Obituaries » Cordelia Roberts McDonald
June 28, 1944 - June 7, 2018
CONVERSE, LA – Funeral services honoring the life of Cordelia “Bobbie Nell” McDonald will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Mitchell Baptist Church in the Mitchell Community. Rev. Bobby Russell, Pastor of Mitchell Baptist Church, and Rev. Waylon Gauntt will be officiating; the burial will follow in the Cassell Cemetery in Converse. Friends may visit from 6 pm until 8 pm Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Mansfield.
Bobbie Nell was born June 28, 1944, in Converse; she was the daughter of Howard Roberts and Dorothy Roberts Dykes. She passed away June 7, 2018, at her home in Converse. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years John E. “Buddy” McDonald, her parents, Howard Roberts and Dorothy Dykes, her son, John E. McDonald, Jr., and her brother, Kenneth Roberts.
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 is survived by her son R. W. and wife Helen McDonald, grandson, Chance McDonald; her sister, Betty and husband Gene Phillips; brother, Robert L. Dykes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Honoring the life of Bobbie Nell as pallbearers will be Betty Phillips, Devin Dykes, Jeff Jagneaux, Tick Johnson, Tommy Raimond, Freddie Paul, Terry Kennedy, Brandice Dykes and Robert Dykes.