Tamela J. Donahue


Tammy Joanne Donahue, age 58, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 peacefully at her home.

She was born on November 22, 1958 in Danville, Illinois to Sandra (Strahl) and Clarence Long.

She is survived by her son, Mike Donahue; one granddaughter, Makayla Donahue; father; Clarence Long; brother, Tim Long, sisters, Tonya (Mark) Brattain, Terri Coomer, Debra Smith and Janelle Long; and nephews, Timothy Long, Blake Coomer and Jacob Coomer.

Tammy will be forever remembered by her numerous cousins, extended family and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sandra Lynch; and a dear aunt, Georgia Lee Hanciaux.

Tammy worked at the Athens Restaurant in Franklin where she had many friends and customers.

She enjoyed traveling and gambling.

Tammy will be remembered most for her kind, loving and generous nature.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 East Jefferson St., Franklin.

Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home.