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Obituary: Donna B. Scudder, Columbus

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Donna B. Scudder, 82, of 13th Street, died at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Donna was an active member of Elizabethtown United Methodist Church where she held many offices and sang in the choir. She previously worked at H&R Block doing taxes and Breedlove Homes, now known as Haiderer Homes. Donna also served previously as clerk-treasurer for the city of Elizabethtown. She was a member of American Business Women's Association.

Donna loved her family and church.

Funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Mona Safley officiating. Calling will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery.

Born in Rush County June 29, 1930, Donna was the daughter of William Rayborn and Jesse Black Rayborn. She married Charles W. Scudder Oct. 1, 1948. He preceded her in death Feb. 22, 2001.

Survivors include a son, Randy (Anna) Scudder, Columbus, IN; daughters, Anita V. Marshall, Shelbyville, IN, Debra L. (Dennis) Flack, Greensburg, IN, and Teresa A. (Robert) Evans, Columbus, IN; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, Ethel Y. Lanham

You may view her video after 2 p.m. Sunday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at

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