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Donna Harmount


Donna Harmount

Donna (May) Harmount, age 85, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Donna was born June 9, 1930, in Circleville, the only child of the late Alva D. and Mary Trone May.

She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hewitt Harmount.

Donna was a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a longtime resident of Pickaway County, where she was active in her church and many community organizations.

Donna retired as a teacher in the Teays Valley School District. She was co-founder of the Circleville Branch of the American Association of University Women, honorary life member of AAUW, longtime volunteer in Guest Services at COSI in Columbus, where she received the President’s Award for Volunteerism. In addition, Donna was also a member of Linworth United Methodist Church and was a resident of Friendship Village of Dublin.

Donna was a strong, caring and very stylish woman. She enjoyed traveling, cross country skiing, gourmet group, bridge, and was an OSU football and basketball fan. Most of all, Donna enjoyed trips to the beach, specifically Kiawah Island, with her family.

She will be greatly missed by her loving children, Karen (James) Graft, Scott (Marian) Harmount, and Beth (Jeff Cross) Harmount; grandchildren, Andrew (Kelly) Graft, Kathryne Graft, Rachel (Luke) Kozlowski, Joel (Kelsey Kennan) Harmount, Kevin Cross and Ellen Cross; and other extended family and dear friends.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus. Memorial service celebrating Donna’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2016, at Linworth United Methodist Church, 7070 Bent Tree Blvd., with Dr. Eugene Folden officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Village of Dublin, 6000 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio 43017; or the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, James Development Office, 660 Ackerman Rd., PO Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112.

To share memories or condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal