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Chillicothe OH- Paul J. Coburn & Clara L. Coburn December 2020

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Chillicothe OH- We don’t normally do this but we felt there would be no way better to pay respect to this loving couple than combine their obituaries to be remembered for their 32+ years of togetherness.

Paul J. Coburn, 75, of Chillicothe, died December 20, 2020, at Adena Regional Medical Center.

He was born October 14, 1945, in Greenville, NC, to the late Paul M. and Louise (Heath) Coburn. On August 22, 1988, he married the former Clara L. Ratcliff, who, sadly, preceded him in death just two days prior to his death, on December 18, 2020.

Paul is survived by his sons Kelvin (Tanya) Coburn, of Knoxville, TN; and T. Mark (Rebecca) Coburn, of Pigeon Forge, TN; step-son Tracy White, of South Salem; grandchildren: Hunter, Makayla, Adrienne and Kaylee Coburn; brothers Edward (Sue) Coburn, and Herbert (Wanda) Coburn; and his sister Sharon White. He was predeceased by his father; his mother Louise O’Mary; his wife Clara; brothers Charles and Allen Coburn; and his sister Christine O’Mary.

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Mr. Coburn served his country in the US Army and Army Reserves and retired from the Mead Paper Co. He and his wife enjoyed attending yard sales and he was an avid NASCAR fan.

Following visitation and funeral ceremony, family and friends are invited to attend graveside services for both he and his wife Clara at apx. 12:30pm in Twin Twp. Cemetery with his son Pastor T. Mark Coburn officiating. Face coverings and social distancing will be required. Arrangements are under the direction of Haller Funeral Home & Crematory.

Clara L. Coburn, 81, of Chillicothe, died December 18, 2020, at Adena Regional Medical Center.

She was born March 1, 1939, in Washington C.H., OH, to the late Ott and Esther Ratcliff. On August 22, 1988, she married Paul J. Coburn. Sadly, Paul died just two days after her.

Clara is survived by her son Tracy White, of South Salem; step-children Kelvin (Tanya) Coburn, of Knoxville, TN; and T. Mark (Rebecca) Coburn, of Pigeon Forge, TN; 5 grandchildren; and a sister Mable Gillette, of Washington C.H., OH. She was predeceased by her parents; and four brothers: Charlie, Bob, Carl and Jim Ratcliff.

Clara enjoyed attending yead sales with her husband Paul.

Following visitation and funeral ceremony, family and friends are invited to attend graveside services for both she and her husband Paul at apx. 12:30pm in Twin Twp. Cemetery with her step-son Pastor T. Mark Coburn officiating. Face coverings and social distancing will be required. Arrangements are under the direction of Haller Funeral Home & Crematory.