Donna M. Gamble

October 18, 1922 ‒ December 18, 2004

Fredericktown, Ohio

Donna M. Gamble, age 82, of Fredericktown, died Saturday December 18, 2004 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born October 18, 1922 in Knox County to Lloyd and Florence (Kunkle) Bechtel. She was a 1940 graduate of Fredericktown High School and had spent her lifetime in the Knox County area. Mrs. Gamble had been employed at the former A&P Grocery Store in Mount Vernon for 20 years and then was employed as a supervisor for the First Knox National Bank in Mount Vernon for over 20 years retiring in 1987. Following her retirement she returned to First Knox National Bank part time for another 15 years finally retiring in 2002.

Mrs. Gamble loved to sew, knit and crochet and was an avid reader.

She was a member of the Ankenytown Grace Brethren Church.

Surviving are her husband Darwin “Darb” Gamble whom she married September 15, 1957; her brother William (Betty) Bechtel of Spring Hill, Florida and her sister Naomi (Fred) Leedy of Fredericktown and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and a great great niece. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her stepfather William Cook and two sisters Jean Seymour and Oneta Bechtel.

Following Mrs. Gamble’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Private burial will be in Ankenytown Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Ankenytown Grace Brethren Church or Hospice of Knox County.

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