Ora Antonia “ Snookie” “Tweety” Guillory Donatto of Ames, age 88 died on Thursday, August 20, 2009 in Baytown, TX.
Services for her will be held on Tuesday, August 25 at 10 A.M. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Ames with viewing from 8 -10 A.M. A visitation of family and friends will be held on Monday, August 24 from 5-8 P.M. at Allison Funeral Service, 1101 North Travis in Liberty.
Ora was born on April 16, 1921 in Devers, TX to parents, Antoine and Mary Bell Guillory. She lived her entire lifetime in Liberty County. She met her husband on the playground when they were in elementary school. She enjoyed oil painting, crocheting, sewing, cooking, and ceramics. She was a faithful member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, where she served as a CCD teacher, on Parish Council, God’s Housekeepers, the Rosary Group. She and her husband owned and operated the Tweety Bird Nursery School. They both enjoyed volunteering for many organizations such as Helping Hands, Host/Cricket, Art League and VFW Auxiliary.
She served as the Book Fair Chairman.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, 9 months, 29 days and 22 hours, Freddie “Skipper” M. Donatto, her parents, and grandson, Kevin M. Trahan.
Ora is survived by her son, Joseph T. Donatto; daughters, Mary Margaret Trahan and Valencia Arceneaux and husband Adam; sister, Carolyn Victorian and husband John. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Anita Donatto, Victor Donatto and wife Tonya, Danielle Donatto, Nicole Donatto and Major G. Scott Trahan and wife Michelle; great-grandchildren: Tania, Nailah, Simone Donatto, Josephine Jones, Adam Donatto Gunter, Andrew T., Sean C. and C.J. Trahan as well as many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were under the direction of Allison Funeral Service 1101 North Travis Street, Liberty, Texas 77575