Julia (Judy) Wall Donaldson, 69, born on Aug 2, 1943 in Troy Ala., passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013.

Judy is survived by her son, Mark Howze, of Port St. Joe; stepchildren David Donaldson, Aberdeen NC, Tracie and Bryan Williams, Littleton, Colo., and Christie and Andy Solomon Atlanta, Ga.; and grandkids Chloe Donaldson, Micah and Asher Solomon.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Donaldson, and parents Elmer and Elvester Wall.

Judy attended Chapman High School (1957-1961) in Apalachicola and MacArthur State Tech (1966) in Opp, Ala.

She was a resident of Opp for more than 48 years, where she retired from the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs. She loved to be able to help those who served our country. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Opp and the Business Professional Women's Club of Opp. She loved her family, home and community. She will be forever remembered for her bright smile and a can do attitude.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 25 at First Baptist Church Opp, Ala. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Alabama/North Florida Alzheimer's Assoc. or to the charity of your choice.