Donna Vorhies

Obituary of Donna Vorhies



      Donna C. Vorhies, 80, of Carrollton passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

      Donna was born Jan. 15, 1938 in the White Hall Hospital to Carl B. and Ruby (Earley) Vorhies of Carrollton.

    She was a life-long resident of Carrollton, where she was a member for many years of the First Baptist Church.  She sang in the choir and played handbells.

     She graduated from Carrollton High School in 1956 and was employed at Boyd Memorial Hospital for 18 years, radio station WJBM for 4 years and retired in 2005 from the Greene County Health Department after 25 years of employment.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and brother-in-law: Maxine and George (John) Grizzle.

    Surviving are a niece Marsha (Paul) Batscha of Springfield, a nephew Darrin (Kathy) Grizzle of Carrollton, one step-great nephew: Eric (Amanda) Weber, two step great-great-nephews: Adam Wayne Weber and Joseph Weber and many cousins.  She was a devoted sister, aunt and friend.

    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday May 14 at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton.  Following visitation, graveside rites will be held at Carrollton City Cemetery.   Memorials may be made to Carrollton First Baptist Church or a charity of one’s choice.  Condolences may be left online at: