Ponnie J. Kimmel

April 06, 1923 ‒ May 27, 2017

Marion, Ohio

Ponnie J. Kimmel, age 94 of Marion, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Kingston Residence of Marion.

Ponnie was born on April 6, 1923 in Marion. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Reva (Loffkas) Jevas.

On October 23, 1949, in Marion, she married Joseph F. Kimmel who preceded her in death on October 3, 2008.

She is survived by a son, Jeffrey (Patricia) Kimmel of Durham, NC; a step son, Marshall (Joan) Kimmel of Bidwell, OH; 3 step grandchildren, 2 step great granddaughters and one step great grandson; and many nieces and nephews; and a special niece Brenda Gates.

She was preceded in death by 6 brothers: John, Lycurgus, Bill, Tom, Gust and Nick and one sister, Mary Jevas.

Ponnie graduated from Harding High School in 1941, and was a legal secretary for the law firm Donithen, Michel, Davis & Cramer for 42 years and retired December 31, 1985.

She was an avid volunteer for Mobile Meals for 6 years, which was so close to her heart.

She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church for over 50 years, and the Victoria Christensen Circle; a former member of Mobile Meals Board of Trustees and Executive Board; and the Pleasant Senior Center.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 12PM to 1PM on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion; A graveside service will follow at Prospect Cemetery.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the family; Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • My mother Martha McKeever Wright new Ponnie from the Trinity Baptist Church as a youth . She dealt with her many times in the law office. Never met her but always new she was very much liked by my mother. Sincere condolences to the family.

  • Janet and I are saddened by Ponnie’s passing. We lift Jeff, Brenda, and families I ,our prayers for this precious life of one of God’s children. Blessings to you all. Rev. David and Janet Lippert

  • My prayers are with the family! I am so sorry for your loss but happy that Ponnie is now in the sweet loving arms of Jesus!! Love to all, Deanna Jevas