Obituaries

Marina “Reno” Hall, age 67, of Shelby, died unexpectedly Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Ohio Health Shelby Hospital.
Marina was born March 6, 1949 in Garrett, Floyd County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Jay and Bernice (Frasure) Spencer. She was a graduate of Willard High School and worked at MTD in Willard for over 30 years. Reno had a green thumb and loved gardening and tending to her flowers. She was an excellent cook and thoroughly enjoyed caring for and taking her great grandson, Jacob, different places. Marina was a very loving companion, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Reno is survived by her companion of more than 30 years, Oral Oney, of Shelby; a daughter: Kimberly Clark of Blanchester, Ohio; 3 grandchildren: Jessica Swingle, Sara Clark, and Adam Clark; 2 great grandchildren: Jacob Taylor, whom she and Oral have raised since infancy, and Shane Turner, Jr.; 7 siblings: Trish Gayheart, Kathy Huddleston, Lynn Ousley, Vicki Spencer, Beth Rowe, Jay Spencer, Jr. and Matthew Spencer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Garner Hall, and a sister: Marlene Spencer.
Family and friends are welcome on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 2-5 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 10:30 AM. Rev. Earl Tackett will officiate and burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh.
To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit: www.turnerfuneral homeshelby.com


Gary A. Burt, 74, of New London, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 15, 2016.
He was born Jan. 17, 1942 to the late Leonard and Doris (nee Reed) Burt in Norwalk. Gary grew up farming and had hauled livestock for about 30 years. He enjoyed restoring John Deere tractors and had a collection of antique tractors until he was in his 60’s. Gary was a fun-loving guy who picked on those he cared about. He came up with many creative nicknames for friends and family.
Gary was a longtime active member of the Ohio Farmer’s Union, Ohio Farm Bureau and was an FFA Alumni.
He is survived by his children, Kelly (Todd) Tappel of New London, Brian (Kim) Burt of New London and Tracy (Mike) Carsey of Arizona; grandchildren, Shawna (Scott) Hansen, Corey (Stacie) Tappel, Kyle, Wesley and Christian Burt, Kelby, Mikayla and Hannah Carsey; great grandchildren, Jacob and Brooklyn Hansen and Bria Tappel; siblings, Larry Burt of Michigan and Lois Powers of Canada.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Eastman Funeral Home in New London with Pastor Timothy McCollum officiating. A private burial will take place at Clarksfield Methodist Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in care of the family to Eastman Funeral Home.Online condolences may be also made by visiting www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.


William J. “Bill” Spoerr, 65, the son of Jeanne (nee Wisler) and the late Willard Spoerr, was born on Oct. 20, 1950 in Norwalk. He was a lifelong resident of Clarksfield Twp. and passed away at his home this past week from natural causes.
Bill Graduated from New London High School in 1968 and had worked for Whirlaway in Wellington. He was a member of the Lakeshore Corvette club and enjoyed riding his motorcycle.
In addition to his mother, Bill is survived by his best friend Robert Ruggles.
Friends and family will be received on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6-8 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. at Eastman Funeral Home, New London. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, beginning at 10:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 18 Park Ave, New London with Father Doug Taylor officiating.Burial will follow at Grove Street Cemetery.
Condolences may be directed online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.

Edna Myrtle Hinze, age 86, of New London, Ohio died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born Aug. 20, 1930 in Waverly, Ohio to the late Green and Sarah (nee McCleary) Conley.She was a member of the New London First Baptist Church and had retired from Vampco Metal Products in Columbus, Ohio where she had been an accountant for nearly 30 years.
Edna’s family was her life. She is survived by her son Paul Richard (Carolyn) Hinze of New London; grandchildren, Terri (James) Ralston of Pendleton, KY, Paul Richard II (Patricia) Henze of Shiloh, and four great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Ross Hinze Jr.
A private family graveside memorial service will take place in southern Ohio at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 74924, Cleveland, Ohio 44194. Online condolences may be made at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.

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