December 29, 1926 - February 28, 2010
Malcolm “Mac” McDonell, age 83 of Gatlinburg, died Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital following a short illness. He was a veteran of World War II and served as one of General George Marshall’s radio operators in Nam King China in 1946. He and his wife Susan operated The Gemstone Shop in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community for 34 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Davis Jackson and Irene McDonell, brother Davis Jackson McDonell, Jr., and his beloved sons Terry Jackson McDonell, Gary Evan McDonell, and infant son Malcolm Frank McDonell, Jr.
He is survived by his:
Wife: Susan McDonell
Daughter: Cathy Jane Nestle and husband Bill
Son: Michael Wayne McDonell
Step-son: Robert McCormack and wife Tracy
Grandchildren: Eddie, Suzanne, Stacey, Derek, Jennifer, Lauren, Kellie, Sydney
Great-grandchildren: Tyler, Nick, Luke, Eli, Slater, Laurel, Bella, Katie
Sister: Lillian Durham and family Eva, David, and Robert
Niece and nephews: Eva Fegarido, David and Robert Wilkerson, Chuck and Craig McDonell
Many special friends in Gatlinburg
Family and friends will meet at 1:30 PM Wednesday in Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Kevin Tierney officiating. The family will receive friends 5-8 PM Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)