February 19, 1950 – February 09, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
Paradise Funeral Home Chapel
700 Pershing HWY
Jonesboro, LA 71251
Mt. Zion Cemetery
***Please remember to practice social distancing. Masks are required at all times.***
Donnie Wayne Osborne was born February 19, 1950. The fourth child of Dollene and Frank Osborne Sr. of Jonesboro, Louisiana.
Donnie entered the United States Army soon after High School during the Vietnam War. He served 2 years honorably. Donnie moved to Atlanta, Georgia, he worked at a Printing Factory for many years. He retired and moved to California then Jonesboro, La.
He was united in marriage to Patsy Beard.
Donnie was an entrepreneur licensed in air conditioning & heating, washers & dryers, etc.
He worked for many year in Jonesboro-Hodge, St. Rest areas. Donnie loved his craft. As his health started failing he passed knowledge & tools on to Cousin Earnest Cottonham (Baby Jr.)
Donnie inspired his cousin to go to school to get his certification.
Preceding his death is his Father Frank Osborne Sr., his Sister Ida Mae Osborne Nash, his two Brothers Frank Osborne Jr., James Earl Osborne Sr.
He leaves to cherish his memory his Mother Dollene Osborne of Jonesboro, La. His Wife Patsy Beard & Son Derrick Osborne of Jonesboro, La. His 3 Sisters, Nieces & Nephews, Uncles & Aunts a host of Cousins & Friends.