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Donna Jean Zellers Coffing Correll, 91, Avon Park, Florida, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at Advent Health, Sebring, Florida.
Born June 3, 1930, in Logansport, Indiana, she was the daughter of Viron Jay and Hallie Ruth (Walker) Zellers. On September 5, 1948, near Twelve Mile, Indiana, she was married to Donald Leroy Coffing, and he passed on April 3, 2003. She was then married to Eugene F. Correll, on June 18, 2005, at the Mexico Church of the Brethren.
She was a 1948 graduate of Logansport High School and was a longtime member of the Mexico Church of the Brethren and attended Cornerstone Christian Church in Avon Park, Florida. Over the years, she spent time as a hardworking homemaker. The family spent time butchering their own meat, gardening, and canning each year. Together, Donna and Don owned and operated their own business, Mill End Upholstery in Peru from 1983 until 1989. They also spent many enjoyable days together at flea markets, even starting one in Peru. Since 1979, Donna enjoyed many winters in Florida, until she finally made it her permanent home with her second husband, Gene. For the past few years, Gene and Donna cared for each other through sickness and health, always praising God for giving them the opportunity to be together.
She is survived by her husband, Gene Correll, Florida; children, Twila June (Dave) Collins, Denver; Michael Andrew (Debbie) Coffing; Michigan; Anita Lou (Eugene) Sharp, Newburgh; Christine Sue Coffing, Nevada; Mark Eric (Bonnie) Coffing; Peru; Daniel James (Amy) Sofianos; and Lucinda Lynn (Mark) Correll McCann; daughters-in-law, Shirley Correll, Illinois; and Connie Correll, Florida; grandchildren, Janet Ross, Penny Ross (Glenn), Ralph (Dani) Ross, Scott (Kathie) Coffing, Mickey (Leigh Ann) Ross, Serena (Joshua) Francis, T.J. (Crystal) Hackworth Nathan (Jesse) Collins, Seth (Maria) Coffing, Jessica (Elizabeth) Weiss Bond, Jacob (Jill) Sharp, Amanda (Joshua) Weiss Azucena, Angela Sharp, Alec Sofianos, and Isabella Sofianos; great-grandchildren, Marissa (Michael) Yankosky; Paige Coffing; Cody Francis; Abigail Coffing; Corey Collins, Alexus Hackworth Coffing, Gabriella Francis; Avery Harvey, Zachary Coffing, Riley Collins, Lyla Sharp, Sloan Sharp, Violet Harvey, Marley Rodenberg, Peyton Collins, and Cameron Sharp; great-great granddaughter, Olivia Yankosky; as well as Correll grandchildren and great-grandchildren, James, Vicki, Travis, Todd, Shane, Jeannie, Karrie, Cody, Kevin, Lacy, Mitchell, Libby, Logan, Tori, Kaiya, Jordan, Jessie, Amelia, Keegan, Juniper, and Julian, and great-great grandchild, Conner.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Don Coffing; siblings, Harvey Jay Zellers, Wendell Dewayne Zellers, Francis John Zellers, Vera Jane Zellers Layman, and Edward Dean Zellers; and children, Donald Leroy Correll and Ervin Lewis Correll, and Correll great-grandchildren, Jamie and Erin.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Zion Chapel Church, 915 S. Broadway, Peru, Indiana, with Pastor Rod Correll officiating. The service will be livestreamed. Please visit her obituary page at www.mcclainfh.com for a link to the service. Burial will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Cass County.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church Service Center, PO Box 1962, Avon Park, Florida, 33826, or Zion Chapel Church.
McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at the funeral home website.
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