WILLA JEAN COULTER, age 77, of Washington CH, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:35 p.m. at the Court House Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on September 6, 1935 in Adams County to J. Russell and Mildred Lawrence Tener. She had worked at the Hagerty Shoe Factory, BancOhio formerly known as First National Bank and retired from the Fayette County Recorder’s Office. She was a 1953 graduate of Franklin High School of Locust Grove, was a member of the Heritage Memorial Church where she had been active in the choir and Sunday School serving as the class secretary. She enjoyed flowers, ceramics, piano, playing softball on the BancOhio league and especially loved spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was also a member of the BPW Association and the Washington Band Boosters.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Claude Coulter, sister at infancy Juanita, brother-in-law Charles Lindsey and son-in-law, Don Rayburn.
Survivors include her daughters Deborah (Eddie) Williams of South Solon and Brenda Rayburn and special friend Dion Snyder of Washington CH; grandchildren Kathy Jo Ervin and her fiancé Jeff Daugherty and Elise (John) Brown; great-grandchildren Amethyst and Willow Brown; sisters Glenna Lindsey of Washington CH, Martha “Mike” (Eugene) Herdman of Peebles and Elizabeth “Libby” (Bob) Fulton of Hillsboro as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Church with Rev. Joe Duvall officiating with burial to follow at the Washington Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions are suggested to World Gospel Missions, in honor of the Hawk family, PO Box 948, Marion, Indiana 46952. Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com