Donnie and Martha were married on August 21, 1964.  They have one daughter named Leigh.  Leigh married Marty Smith on June 22, 2002. They have two grand sons named Hunter and Hayden and they reside in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  After many years with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Donnie now manages the family farm, known as Deer Track Farm.  Deer Track Farm is located in Kinards, South Carolina

Donnie and Martha began their square dancing adventures in 1989, which is the same year Donnie began calling. donnie is still actively involved in law enforcement working with the laurens county sheriffs office.

Donnie currently calls for the Leginnaires Square Dance Clubs in Taylors South Carolina.  Donnie and Martha are members of the South Carolina Callers Association.   Donnie joined the South Carolina Callers Association in 1990.  During his membership, he was secretary in 1994 and 1995, elected to Vice President in 1996 and served as President in 1997 and in 1998.  Donnie and Martha both served as Treasurers for the South Carolina Square and Round Dance Convention Committee from 1995 through 1999.  They served as Chairman of the Committee for many years.

On February 2, 2002, at the South Carolina Square & Round Dance Convention in Charleston, South Carolina.  Donnie & Martha DeVore were both inducted into the South Carolina Square Dance Hall of Fame.