Donna Fountain, 75
Obituary and service information from Baker Post Funeral Home.
Born September 24, 1938 in Roanoke, Virginia to William and Annette Quisenberry, she is survived by her daughter, Kate Fountain and grandchild, Christian Fountain. She was one of four siblings. Surviving is one sister; Cherie Griffin and one brother, John Quisenberry. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Bill Quisenberry.
Donna grew up on a dairy farm in the Roanoke countryside where she found her gift for horseback riding and particularly for competing in the horse show arena, for which she won many ribbons and trophies. A gifted artist with a natural skill for design, she left her hometown and went to New York city to study art. She spent time in Hollywood and learned acting as well. All along the way, gaining memories that would last a lifetime.
She later moved to Bermuda where she continued her art, working in her studio in Hamilton. There she met Phillip Fountain, whom she married and had her daughter. Donna later returned to Virginia to live in Alexandria. She was an Editorial Assistant for Time-Life Books, helping to complete some of the company’s greatest book series such as True Crime and Mysteries of the Unknown. She later worked for and retired from Municipal Securities and Rule Making Board (MSRB) as an Assistant Accountant and moved to Spotsylvania, Virginia.
She was a strength and comfort to her family and will be dearly missed.
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