Ewell Dee McDonald, 77, son of the late Willie Franklin and Jeanie Franks McDonald was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Baxter County, Ark. He departed this life Dec. 27, 2002, in Horseshoe Bend. During his working years he was a farmer. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include one sister, Hattie Jane Moser of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; two brothers -- Sanford C. McDonald of Little Rock, Ark., and Otis Samuel McDonald of Little Rock; a host of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews and many friends.He was preceded in death by his parents.Services were Dec. 30, 2002, at the Calico Rock Funeral Chapel with Bobby Coleman and Ray Lamb officiating. Burial was in the Lone Rock Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home of Melbourne.Pallbearers were Willie Moser, Joe Moser, Michael Dillard, Donnie Ham, Dillon Ham and Boone Thomas.Honorary pallbearers were Cliff Clanton, Bob Novak, Loyd Blankenship and Hershel Blankenship.