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Zola Jane Smith Osborn

  • "To The Osborn Family My Condolences to you all. She had to..."
  • "we miss you already Granny, but you will never be..."
    - Vickie
  • "Love you Granny..."
    - Dan Corcoran
  • "UAW Local 969 Retiree Chapter express our deepest sympathy..."
    - UAW Local 969 Retiree Chapter
  • "To the Osborn family,so sorry for your loss. Zola was a..."
    - Juanita Herb

Osborn Zola Jane Smith Osborn, born December 23, 1918 in Clarkrange, TN to Marion Calvin and Myrtle (Stowers) Smith went to Heaven September 28, 2013. Preceded in death by parents, husband of 49 years, Warren Henry Osborn, daughter Henrietta Faye Fuller and son-in-law Jack Bombatch. Survived by daughters, Velma Corcoran of Niceville, FL and Betty Bombatch of Columbus, OH; son-in-law, Carl Fuller of Utica, IN; beloved grandmother of Daniel (Vickie) Corcoran, Debora (Kevin) Stubbs, Linda (Sonny) Haskins, Warren (Donna) Culp, Mark (Colleen) Bombatch, John (Christy) Bombatch, Jonda Whitt, Jay Whitt and Mike Fuller; many great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Our mother was a strong U.A.W. member with General Motors for 31 years and retired in 1979. She was an avid gardener, quilter, craft maker and artist. Her beautiful creations are being enjoyed by family and friends. Fishing with our father, traveling, playing cards or listening to banjo music made her happy. Mom was a wonderful lady, beloved mother, loving grandmother and special friend to many and was loved so much. Visitation Friday, October 4, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH. Funeral Service Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Zola's memory to Charity Newsies, 4300 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43214 or Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 18th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. To leave a special message for the family, visit

Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3, 2013
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