Donna Cline

CLINE, Donna Jean, 75, of East Springfield, OH, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center West.

She was born March 13, 1938, in Baughman, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Obie and Cleda (Flanery) Smith Reid.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her wonderful husband of 25 years, Eddie Cline who passed away in 2005; two sisters, Audrey Smith and Mabel Henry; brother, William Smith; brothers-in-law, Walt Henry and Wade Landrum; and son-in-law, Donald Grimes.

She graduated from Wellsville High School in 1955.

Donna was a member of Christ United Methodist Church of East Springfield, OH, East Springfield Community Center, and Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a former EMTA of East Springfield emergency squad.

She was employed at the former Foresters Nursing Home for many years as a nurses aide.

Donna enjoyed going shopping and decorating for the holidays, planting flowers, playing Yahtzee, working jigsaw puzzles, volunteering in her community, and spending time with her family.

She leaves behind her sons, Denny (Nancy) Hitchcock, Jeff Cline, and Mike (Carol) Cline; daughters, Terri Grimes, her caretaker, Traci (Flip) Bridenbaugh, and Diane Salsberry who was like a daughter; brothers, Ken (Betty) Smith of Jupiter, Florida and Chuck (Debbie) Smith of Sheffield Lake, OH; sisters, Milly Rogers of Apple Valley, California, Bobbie Fretz of Oceanside, California, and Connie Landrum of Las Vegas, Nevada; special friends, Sue Call, Brad Wine, and Shirley Hair; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2-8 PM at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Richmond, OH where funeral services will be held on Saturday at noon with Pastor Robert Welch officiating.

Burial will follow at East Springfield Cemetery,

Memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church of East Springfield, 203 Church St., East Springfield, OH 43925.

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