Donna Fawn Christman
Donna Fawn Christman, 76, of Westerville passed away Monday (March 5, 2012).
She was born June 30, 1935, in Columbus to the late Voiletta and Oliver Gibson. Donna was a graduate of Powell High School and The Ohio State University where she was a life member of the Alumni Association. She taught orthopedically handicapped students for 43 ½ years ending her long career at Colerain Elementary School in Columbus. She was a member of Sweet Adelines of Columbus. Donna was also a 45-year member of Alpha Delta Kappa, a teaching sorority, and served in many capacities. She loved music, reading, traveling, cooking, shopping, decorating and time with her family.
She is survived by her brother, Creighton (Dianna) Gibson; niece, Mary S. McCormick; nephew, Jarratt M. Gibson; and great-nephews, Brett E. Day and Josh M. Gibson.
She was preceded in death by husband, Terry Christman, and nephew, Steven Oliver Gibson.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell, where a memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Larry Brown, officiating. (The funeral home is located on West Olentangy Street/Powell Road/Ohio 750 ¼ mile east of Sawmill Parkway.)
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colerain Elementary School, Wheelchair Fund, 499 E. Weisheimer Road, Columbus, OH 43214.
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