Grace Irene Zimmerman

June 17, 1931 ‒ August 02, 2018

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Grace Irene Zimmerman, 87, of Bellville, passed away Thursday August 2, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.

The daughter of Ralph and Hazel (Ballenger) Zimmerman, Grace was born June 17, 1931 in rural Richland County, Ohio.

As a young lady, Grace worked for Mansfield Peoples Hospital first in the food services department and later as a Nurse’s Assistant.  Later she worked as office manager for Milliron Auto Parts.  For nearly five years, Grace delivered Hi-Lo Trailers to RV Dealerships.

She had attended Lexington Church of Christ where she sang in the choir.  Grace was former president of the Women’s Relief Corp. and volunteered for the American Red Cross.

She is survived by her children Kay Williams of Mansfield, David (Jan) Yockey of Lexington, Deborah (John) Croft of Mansfield, and Diana Smith of Bellville; eight grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; brother John Carson (Glendys) Zimmerman of Indiana; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Ousley; siblings Dorothy Zimmerman and Marian Campbell; sons-in-law Thomas Smith and Gary Williams.

The Bellville Snyder Funeral Home is assisting Grace’s family with cremation services.  Upon her request there will be no services and she will be interred in New Concord, Ohio.

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  • So sorry to hear of Grace’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May the Lord grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time.