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On Friday morning, October 5, 2018 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, God in his divine love, infinite wisdom called our beloved Amanda Rethea McDonald affectionately known as “Bunny” from our midst and granted her everlasting peace and serenity. Her funeral will be held 12:00PM on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Woodard Funeral Home Chapel. Visitations will start 30min prior to the service at the chapel. Interment will follow to Mt. Pelier Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Rowland, NC.

Amanda Rethea McDonald was born January 2, 1952 in Dillion, South Carolina, to the late Charles E. and Margaret McCallum McDonald. Bunny was raised in Rowland, North Carolina. As a young child with her parents and loving grandmother the late Lether McCallum “Bunny” was raised in a Christian home. She joined the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church in Rowland, N.C., where she participated and served faithfully.

She was educated in the public schools of Robeson County at Southside High School.  Bunny left Rowland at age 21 and joined her older sister Carolyn in Washington D.C. There Bunny would attend night classes and later would work for the federal government for 27 years until her retirement in 2004. Bunny then, relocated to Greensboro, North Carolina to be near her loving sister Carolyn, devoted brother Joe and niece Shenica; whom she loved beyond measure.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn McDonald.

She leaves to embrace loving memories, brother, Joseph (Shirley Whitsett) McDonald of Greensboro, N.C.; niece, Shenica McDonald of Washington, D.C. One aunt, Mrs. Sarah McCallum of Greensboro, N.C. and one uncle, Mr. Charles P. Watson of Columbia, S.C., a host of cousins; that loved her like their sister, and many friends old and new.

Woodard Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    The staff off Woodard Funeral Home will continue to keep your family in our prayers.
    ~ Woodard Funeral Home
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    May the God who “binds up the broken-hearted” and “comforts all who mourn” sustain your family during this challenging time.- Isaiah 61:1,2.
    ~ Lynn
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon eliminate such pain and suffering by means of his kingdom Psalms 46:1,7.
    ~ Dorothy   Greensboro, NC
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    I'm so sorry about Bunny she will be missed at Bradford.Rest in Peace.
    ~ Janet Livengood   Kernersville, NC