Mrs. Donna Stuart, 62, of Stockbridge, passed away August 4, 2005.

She pioneered the gymnastics program in the state of Georgia, and was a retired school teacher, having taught Physical Education, Health and Computer Technology at Riverdale and Jonesboro Middle Schools, and most recently was teaching computer learning to senior citizens at the Riverdale Senior's Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro where she sang in the choir.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Kevin Rhodes of McDonough; sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Richard Ellsworth of Lilburn; nephew, Stephen Donald Wilson of Tucson, Az.; best friend, Dr. Joyce Webb of Jonesboro, and three adored cats, Cuddles, Gracie and Skimpy.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro Worship Center with Rev. Rick Stone officiating.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Music Ministry or the Singles Ministry at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro , P.O. Box 773, Jonesboro, Ga. 30237.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 7, 2005 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro/Stockbridge (770) 210-2700.