Donna L. Deel

December 10, 1947 ‒ November 29, 2012

Sunbury, Ohio

Donna L. (Williams) Deel, age 64, of Sunbury, died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Riverside Methodist Hospital while surrounded by her family.

She was born December 10, 1947, in Chicago, to the late Lynn and Rosella (Starks) Williams. Before coming to Sunbury, Donna lived in Delaware and Marion. A 1965 graduate of Marion-Harding High School, Donna worked for International Paper for 14 years as a shipping clerk.

A deeply Christian woman, Donna was very active with the Outreach Christian Center. She was a caring, giving woman devoting countless hours to her faith and work. Donna enjoyed watching western movies and Gone With The Wind. On July 17, 2010 she married Martie Deel. The two of them shared many firsts, including fishing and boating. Donna was the happiest spending time with her grandbabies.

She is survived by her husband, Martie Deel of Sunbury; sons, Clarence (Heather) Flournoy, Jr. of Delaware, Tyrone Flournoy of Columbus; daughters, Sheila Flournoy of Delaware, Kizzy Flournoy of Korea; sister, Beverly (Terry) Rose of Delaware; brother, Howard “Pougie” Grubbs of Indiana, grandchildren, Davin, Ravin, Brooklyn, Halley and John Flournoy, and Michael Elizroth, and a grandson on the way; nieces and nephews, Sirrell and Aaron Williams, Courtney and Tara Rose, Tamar Miles, Johnie Stegall, Stephanie Tunstall and Jason Stegall, and numerous other family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her sister, Rosemary Porter.

The family will receive friends on Monday, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware where a funeral service will be held 11 AM Tuesday with Pastor Kimberly Strain officiating. Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery.

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