Zonabelle May
March 10, 1916 - March 2, 2013


Zonabelle May, 96, of Brookston, passed away at 4:50 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at St. Anthony Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Lafayette.
She was born March 10, 1916 in Delphi to the late Ray and Opal (Mears) Smith. She graduated from Delphi High School in 1934.
Her marriage was to Glen May in March of 1936 in Illinois. He preceded her in death in April of 2002.
After high school, Zonabelle graduated from Lafayette Beauty College and owned and operated the Beauty and Gift Salon in Delphi for 30 years.
She was a member of the Brookston Federated Church and Order of the Eastern Star.
Zonabelle enjoyed playing bridge, fishing, gardening and she loved going to Florida in the winter.
Surviving is a daughter, Sandra Spear (husband: Tom) of West Lafayette, a sister, Ruby Martin of Lafayette and five grandchildren, Justin Woods, Jentry Spear, Shannon Faustich, Annie Hanas and Lara Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, David May, two daughters, Rebecca May and Bette May Tully, four brothers, three sisters, and a granddaughter, Brianne.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Hartzler-Clapper Funeral Home of Brookston. Her funeral service will be held there at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, interment to follow at Meadow Lake Cemetery of Wolcott.
Memorial donations can be made in her name to the Brookston Federated Church.


Tuesday March 5, 2013, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Hartzler-Clapper Funeral Home
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Funeral Service

Wednesday March 6, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Hartzler-Clapper Funeral Home
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