Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 4, 2011 12:01 pm EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Bonnie Corba, 67, of West Mound Street, Fredericktown, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 5, 1944, in Mount Vernon to the late John and Dorothy (Wells) Wiggins. Bonnie served as the Director of Nursing for the Laurels of Mount Vernon and Whispering Hills Care Center. She was a member of the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren. Bonnie always enjoyed the family vacations to the Outer Banks and watching her grandchildren grow up and play sports in school. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.

She is survived by her husband, John Corba; a son, John (James Abel) Corba of Butler; two daughters, Amy (Donald) Kennedy of Fredericktown and Beth (Timothy) Grogg of Fredericktown; five grandchildren, Ashley and Devan Kennedy, Bronson and Mackenzie Mast, Shelbi Bechtel; a great-granddaughter, Layla Ott; two brothers, Paul David Wiggins of Florida and Bradley Dean (Marcie) Wiggins of Maryland; and three sisters, Tammy (Mark) Ruhl of Mount Gilead, Debra (David) Perrine of Newark and Carol Ann (Mark) Dennis of Delaware.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, John Dennis Wiggins.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown. A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren, 13241 Toms Road, Bellville. Pastor Terry McLaughlin and Pastor Mike Smith will be officiating. Burial will follow in Ankenytown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To view this obituary or leave a private condolence visit

The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Bonnie Corba.

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