Patsy L. Spore

WARREN – Patsy L. Spore, 83, of Warren, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Shepherd of the Valley in Niles.

She was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Tazewell, Va., a daughter of the late Norman and Ella Hale Buckner.

Patsy was employed as a press operator at Geauga Industries in Middlefield. She volunteered with the Salvation Army for many years.

Most of all, Patsy enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are two sons, David (Sandy) May of Florida and Samuel (Rachel) Knott of West Virginia; three daughters, Phyllis (Bob) Austin of Warren, Gina May of Warren and Barbara (Bill) Butterfield of Ashtabula. Also surviving are four brothers, Elbert (Pat) Buckner, Jerry (Freda) Buckner, John Buckner and Bernard (Karen) Buckner; along with five sisters, Stella (Mike) Jones, Norma (Joe) Posante, Judy Buckner Pitcha, Christine Buckner Logan and Maxine Buckner Tilley.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Geraldine Conklin, Virginia Boyd and Ella Mae Winnen.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service Thursday.

Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery.

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