Donna M. Besst
January 20, 1950 ‒ June 15, 2016
Donna Marie (Shaffer) Besst, age 66, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday June 15, 2016 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon following an extended illness. Donna was born January 20, 1950 in Mount Vernon to Maurice “Tuffy” Shaffer and Betty (Fletcher-Ruhl) Shaffer. She was a graduate of Fredericktown High School and had lived her lifetime in the Fredericktown area. Donna had worked at Wayne Cash Feeds in Mount Vernon, had served as a clerk for auctioneers John “Red” Shaw and Jerry Scott and had been a sales representative for Avon cosmetics for several years. Donna had also worked at Producers Livestock in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband Raymond Besst, son Roger Besst of Fredericktown; brother and sister-in-law Donald and Linda Shaffer of Fredericktown and sister and brother-in-law Beverly and Rodney Randall of Fredericktown; and nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call Friday from 6pm to 8pm at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019, where a funeral service celebrating the life of Donna will be Saturday at 11 AM with Joseph Overholt officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Central Region Knox, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017.
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The Snyder Funeral Home is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Donna M. Besst.