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Donna Jane Coppel

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Donna Jane Coppel Obituary
Donna Jane Coppel

CHILLICOTHE: Donna Jane Coppel, 82, of Chillicothe, died 4:15 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013 in Traditions of Chillicothe following an extended illness.

She was born May 28, 1931, in Chillicothe, to the late Edgar N. and Eliza Jane Rayburn Grooms.

Surviving are children, Steven Coppel, Lynn L. Halasz, Richard W. (Michele) Coppel and Nancy M. (Terry) Edgington, all of Chillicothe; longtime companion, Ronnie R. Yahraus, of Chillicothe; nine grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; numerous great- grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Joan Grooms, of Chillicothe; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Lovene Drummond and Eunice G. Gray; a brother, Nolan D. Grooms; a daughter-in-law, LaRue Coppel; and brothers-in-law, Forrest O. Drummond and Warren Gray.

Donna attended Brookside Church. She retired from H&R Block and had worked at Elbee Shoes and Sears. Donna was a member of American Legion Post 62 Auxiliary, VFW Post 108 Auxiliary, AMVETS Post 4 Auxiliary and F.O.E. Aerie 600.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2013, in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Jack Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call at Ware's from 12 noon until the time of the service on Friday.

You may sign her online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Sept. 29, 2013
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