Della Corns

April 17, 1937 ‒ February 21, 2021

Mount Gilead, Ohio

BELVILLE: Della Corns passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was 83.

She was born to parents Estel & Leona (Hess) Compton in Buchanan, Virginia.

On January 17, 1961, she married Roy Corns and they shared 59 wonderful years of marriage until he passed away in 2020. Now they are together again.

She is survived children Timothy Corns, Donna (Steve) Delp, Lesia (Rodney) Summerfield, Denice Smith and Steven Corns; grandchildren Ronnie Keen, Anthony Keen, Crystal Thompson, Garron Morgan, Michael Smith and Whitley Smith; numerous great-grandchildren; great-great granddaughter; siblings Ruby Griffith, Doug Compton, Alice Anderson and Cecil Compton; in-laws Ellen Carello, Martha Womack and Diana Corns.

In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; sister Edith Ray; in-laws Margaret Hale, Frasier Corns and Truel Corns.

The Corns family will receive friends Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. in North Woodbury Freewill Baptist Church where a funeral service honoring Della’s life will be held Thursday beginning at 11 a.m. Pastor Rob Ratcliff will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to assist the family with the final expenses can be made to Snyder Funeral Home (PO Box 3085 Mansfield, Ohio 44904).

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  • Sending prayers & love to all of you. Della was an amazing person I have fond memories of her when I was young. May God give you all the strength you need.

  • Denise and Whitley. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love you both