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Sandra June Donica, 71, Elizabethtown

Sandra June Donica, 71, Elizabethtown, died at 11:22 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at her home.

Sandra had been employed at the shoe factory in Crothersville and Cummins Engine Company before retiring from Columbus Regional Hospital Home Health Care. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty. She enjoyed reading, quilting and baking, especially pies for her husband. She loved holding her little black puppy Daisey.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty, with Pastor Doug Bauman officiating. Calling will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 3 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home and one hour prior to service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the stained glass window fund at St. Paul Lutheran Church Clifty.

Born in Jackson County Oct. 8, 1941, Sandra was daughter of John Guy McFall and Dolores Grady McFall. She married Robert Donica July 19, 1980.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, of Hope; children, Kimberly Sue (Jan) Graves of Seymour, John Robert (Donna) Cottey of Springhill, Fla., Mark Allen and Thomas Leon Cottey, both of Seymour, and Amy Catherine (Tony) Morgan of Austin; stepchildren, Annette (Tim) Blythe of Nashville, Matt (Robin) Donica of Columbus, Paul (Amy) Donica of Greenwood, Tim (Chris) and Cindy Donica (Jerry Milan), both of Columbus; grandchildren, Nick (Toni) and Diana Durig, Lydia (Jon) Bush, Crystal and John Robert Cottey, Kevin (Cheri) Anderson, Joseph (Brandi), Frankie, Casey and Talia Cottey, Caleb and Cassandra Morgan, Jessica Peace and Tyler Blythe, Katlyn and Trent Westmeyer, Sydney, Anna, Emily, Cole, Isabelle, Payton, Gabrielle and Lilian Donica, and Hannah Milan; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Kobe Gray, Atreyu Durig, Lukah and Jaeden Bush, Jaden and Talan Taylor, Brittney Anderson, Jackson Gunner Trueblood, Landon Michael and Payton Allan Cottey, Callie and Dravan Morgan; a sister,  Brenda Sue Jines (Wallace Miller) of Elizabethtown; and brothers, John (Naomi) McFall of Columbus, Richard (Linda) McFall of Scipio, and George McFall of Memphis.

She was preceded in death by her father; her first husband, John Cottey; and a grandson, Kyle Scott Cottey.

View her video tribute after 4 p.m. Friday, May 3, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.

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  • May 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • May 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.