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Melvina Fountain

August 10, 1954 – December 31, 2020

Canaan Baptist Church
1607 Monroe St. NW
Washington DC 20010
11-1pm Tuesday
January 12, 2021

Second Mount Zion Baptist Church
31220 Old Dawn Rd,
Hanover, VA 23069
2pm Wednesday
January 13, 2021

Melvina Sidonia Fountain (Green), affectionately known as “Donie” or “Vina” by family members and friends, was born on August 10, 1954 to Margaret Green and Charles Johnson of Virginia. On December 31, 2020 God called her home to an eternal place of rest – free of pain and suffering.

Donie grew up in Caroline County, VA and graduated from Caroline High School in 1972. She decided to spread her wings and joined her mother in Washington, DC, later moved to Maryland where she lived her remaining years.

Donie retired from the federal government in 2011 after 31 years of service. She later worked for MGM Resorts in Maryland, 2016 to 2018, as a kitchen assistant.

Donie loved to dance, party, laugh, and cook. She also had a very giving heart.

Donie leaves to cherish her memories; one son, Eric Fountain (Lanetta); mother, Margaret Green; sisters, Cynthia Brown, Rozena Brown, Elizabeth (Diddy) Jenkins, and Sharon (Robin) Johnson and others; aunts, Viola Jefferson and Nettie Green; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and close friends.

"Over 24 Years of Proven Personal Experience Serving this Community."