Donna W. Boatwright
Donna W. Boatwright
  • June 12, 1949 - November 3, 2017
  • Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Boatwright, Donna W., 68, of Highland Springs, went to be with the Lord on November 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Phyllis Wright; a grandson, Justin McCubbins; and her beloved dog, Lacey. She is survived by her three children, Fran Orphan (Dana), Sara Fowler (David), and Ben Boatwright (Kelly), as well as six grandchildren. She also leaves behind three sisters, Sandra Beck, Janet Wallace, and Vicky Covington (Chris), and her beloved dogs Lilly, Jade, and Gracie. She drove a school bus for Henrico County for 37 years where she had many friends. Special thanks to her wonderful neighbors, Toni and Shane, who helped take care of her dogs during her illness, and Robert Tapp who took excellent care of her at the end of her life. The family will receive friends on November 7, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Avenue, Richmond. Her celebration of life will be held on November 8, 2017 at 12 PM at Four Mile Creek Baptist Church in Henrico. Interment will follow at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue or Four Mile Creek Baptist Church. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at