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Donna Gale Henderlite Woods

July 11, 1953 ~ November 20, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old


Donna Gale Henderlite Woods, 70, of Salem passed away at Lewis Gale Medical Center on November 20, 2023.

A native of Virginia she was the wife of the late Kenneth Morrison and the daughter of Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Henderlite and James Harold “Speck” Henderlite, both deceased. She was a member of Chapter 93 Order of the Eastern Star in Woodstock, VA. Gale enjoyed reading and watching movies about NASA and the space program, underwater documentaries on Jacques Cousteua, and classic Star Trek. She was an avid coffee drinker and along with her daughter had a large coffee cup collection. Gale loved all things that swim in the ocean. She spent many hours digging in dirt for rocks and gems, she would sit for hours and scrub and clean them and put them on display for everyone to enjoy the fruits of her labor. She enjoyed making floral arrangements. Gale had a love for music and listened to all music genres especially Motown. She was famous for trying to purposely embarrass her daughter in public with her dancing.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Morgan Morrison; three siblings, Sheree Henderlite Stubbs and husband Mike, David Henderlite, and Danielle Henderlite; six nephews, Aron and Alex Stubbs, Martin and Matthew Henderlite, and Edward and Christopher Morrison; and her special fur friends, Lucy, Mazie, Ebony, and granddog Muffin.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm.

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November 28, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153


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