Zeathea Lou Donnie, lovingly known as “Zekie”, was born on November 6, 1948 and died on August 25, 2022 at 73 years old. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she graduated from Princeton High School in Cincinnati in 1966. She retired from AT&T as a computer operator. She married Darryl Donnie on May 3, 1969 and to this union were born 5 children; Darryl Jr, Garland, Dionne, Derek, and Germaine.
An adoring and devoted wife and mother, her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was amazingly charming and beautiful with a great sense of humor. In her spare time, she enjoyed music, reading, crafting, sewing, cooking, and shopping. On special occasions she would take trips to see Broadway plays, visit “destination locations” and one tank trips to discover the history and craftsmanship of Ohio. She will be most remembered as the life of the party, her frank manner of speaker and, for making everyone laugh and have a great time in her presence.
She is preceded in death by: mother, Anna Belle (Irvin), father, Henry Carl Bibbs; sisters, Priscilla Bibbs, Deborah Lovett, and Margaret Short. brothers, Ronald Bibbs and Conrad Bibbs.
She leaves to celebrate her life: husband, Darryl Donnie; daughter, Dionne Donnie; sons, Garland, Derek and Germaine Donnie; granddaughter, Alonna, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.