Nella G. Thurman
October 28, 1946 ‒ July 16, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Nella G. Thurman, age 74, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021, at the Knox Community Hospital.
She was born on October 28, 1946, in Clarksburg, West Virginia to the late Leonard Dofflemyer and Wilma (Long) Smith. Nella worked for many years at Harts and later at K-Mart. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to a casino and traveling. Nella was an animal lover. But most of all, she cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.
She is survived by her companion, of over 21 years, Jim Donaldson; her son Bob (Cheryl) Schetzel; two grandchildren, Alicia Schetzel, Marie (Kevin) Davidson; three great grandchildren, Gabryel Davidson, Nevaeh Davidson, Ashlyn Davidson; and her brother Tim (Diana) Smith.
In addition to her parents, Nella was preceded in death by her husband William Thurman.
In keeping with Nella’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. The family will observe a graveside service in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery at a date to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter or to the Knox County Humane Society.
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