Waneta Mae Zinn

February 26, 1932 - January 2, 2022

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Waneta M. Zinn, 89, of St. Paris, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.

Waneta was born February 26, 1932 in Gallipolis, Ohio the daughter of the late William "Vanus" and Nelly (Lambert) Hively. She attended the Redemption Christian Tabernacle, Tipp City, Ohio. Waneta was a 1950 graduate of Christiansburg-Jackson High School. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano and organ, doing puzzles and playing card games. But most of all, Waneta loved her family and her church family. She was a social butterfly.

Waneta is survived by her husband, Everett O. Zinn; grandchildren, Todd E. Baker and Amber N. (Matthew) Beavers; great grandchild, Blakely F. Beavers and son-in-law, Gregg T. Knapke as well as a host of friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Deborah Zinn Knapke.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022 in the Redemption Christian Tabernacle, 1178 N. Dixie Dr., Tipp City, Ohio 45371 with Rev. Todd Hoskins officiating. Lunch will be provided at the close of the service.

At 1:00 p.m. the family will be leaving the church for the procession to New Carlisle Cemetery in New Carlisle, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Beckie Pearson - Jan 18, 2022
Thinking of you all. She was a wonderful person
Julie Hodge - Jan 8, 2022
Oh we are so sorry that we no longer have your presence here with us Waneta but we are over joyed by knowing you are now in the restful arms of Jesus. We will miss you greatly!!! Love your Wyoming family!!!
Jessie Zirkle Barker - Jan 6, 2022
I spent many hours at Waneta’s home while growing up with Debbie, and I will always remember her kindness, grace, humor and her soft southern drawl. She was a good woman who will be missed.
Kevin and Jody Adams - Jan 6, 2022
With heavy heart we say goodbye to a friend. We will certainly miss this sweet soul. May she be blessed in heaven with eternal happiness.
Bud - Jan 4, 2022
You have our deepest sympathy. If we can make it we will be there.

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