Donald Ray Chaney age 59, native of Merryville, LA, and resident of Newton, TX, transitioned on June 15, 2022.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul CME Church in the Liberty Community of Newton, TX. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Liberty Community Cemetery under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Donald was preceded in death by his father, Frank Chaney; twin brother, Ronald Chaney; brother-in-law, Franklin Keyes; and great-nephew, Derrick Allen, Jr.

He leaves to cherish his memory: companion, Glenda Lawrence of Beaumont, TX; daughter, Brittany Lawrence of Houston, TX; mother, Othea Jean Chaney of Newton, TX; sisters, Phyllis Mark (Donald) of Baytown, TX, Denise Sweet (Cecil) of Merryville, LA, Alice Chaney of Beaumont, TX, Cynthia Kenebrew (Kevin) of Humble, TX; brother, Cedric Chaney (Anastacia) of Beaumont, TX; grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

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