Donna Maxine Smith

1923 - 2020

Donna Maxine (Thomas) Smith passed away in Findlay on September 30, 2020. Donna was born in Seneca County to Ralph R. and S. Elsie (Stahl) Thomas on May 15, 1923. She graduated from Vanlue High School in 1941. Donna married Virden H. Smith on April 25, 1943. Virden preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2012. Also preceded her in death was a brother, John Thomas. Donna is survived by her children, Doren L. Smith, Marla (John) Roller and Biron J. Smith. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Brett (Kimberly) Roller, Natalie (Erik) McNair, Tyler (Amanda) Smith, Joel Smith and Travis Roller. Great grandchildren include Cecilia Roller, Elizabeth Roller, Josiah Smith and William McNair. Donna is also survived by sisters, Norma (Larry) Hoover, Rose Randolph and Nancy (Bill) Higginbotham and a brother, Claren Thomas. Also preceding her were a brother, Winfield Thomas, brother-in-law, Tom Randolph and sisters-in-law, Fran Thomas and Sandra Thomas. Donna was a homemaker and member of the West Independence United Methodist Church for 77 years. The family would like to express their appreciation to Primrose Retirement Community for the excellent care Donna received. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with visitation one hour prior to the service. Reverend Mark Weatherman will officiate and burial will follow in Knollcrest Gardens Cemetery, east of Findlay. Memorials may be made to the West Independence United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made via