Jean Frances Fulmer
September 02, 1930 ‒ May 08, 2020
Jean Frances Fulmer, 89, of Loudonville, died Friday afternoon, May 8, 2020 in Ohio Health Mansfield after a brief illness. Jean was born September 2, 1930 in Shreve, the daughter of the late Virgil and Velma (Miller) Gilson. She was a 1948 graduate of Shreve High School, a 1952 graduate of The College of Wooster, and a 1978 graduate of Ashland College with a Master of Education degree. Jean taught junior high school English for 31 years in the Loudonville-Perrysville School District and she was a proud recipient of a Jennings Scholarship in 1977-78. She was an active member of the Loudonville community as a member of Trinity Community Church, The Mohican Area Historical Society, The Friends of the Loudonville Library, serving as Vice-president and trustee for many years, and the Loudonville Book Discussion Group and Cookbook Club.
Jean was an avid reader, and she loved buying and selling antiques at The Out-on-a-Limb store near her home. She enjoyed many genres of music and singers but especially loved the singing of her grandson, Matt Young. On June 6, 1953 she married Doyle J. “Bud” Fulmer and he died July 4, 2010.
Jean is survived by her son, Jon Fulmer of Columbus; her daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Ken Young of Loudonville; her grandson, Matthew F. Young of Loudonville; and her brother-in-law, Denzil Daugherty of Wooster. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three sisters, Lucille Kiester, Madge Drown, and Janet Daugherty, and her brother Roy Gilson.
Private family graveside services will in Loudonville Cemetery with Pastor John Temple officiating. A Memorial Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held later this summer in Trinity Community Church, Loudonville. Jean’s family encourages that memorial contributions be given to Loudonville Fire Department/EMS, Inc. 200 N. Market Street, Loudonville; The Friends of the Loudonville Public Library, 124 E. Main Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842; or Trinity Community Church, 127 S. Union Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842.
Snyder Funeral Home-Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Jean’s family and encourages you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHome.com.