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Tracy Lynn Hale

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Tracy Lynn Hale, 48, of Somerset, was held September 12, 2016, in the Trinity United Church of Christ, Thornville, with Pastor Winfield Strout as celebrant. Tracy was buried with her parents in the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville.

Tracy died September 7, 2016, in Lancaster, following an extended illness. She was born July 19, 1968, the daughter of the late Robert M. and Deloris (Davis) Hale Sr. She was a graduate of Sheridan High School, Class of 1987, and was a life-long homemaker. She worked for several years at Value City and at Black’s flower shop in Thornville. She enjoyed poetry, crafts, and music.

She is survived by her loving family: daughter, Deloris May Abrams of Columbus; siblings, Mary Ann Shell of Lancaster, Robert (Betty) Hale Jr. of Thornville, Charles D. (Jeannette) Hale Sr. of Thornville, Brenda Bonkowski (Charles West) of Buckeye Lake, Cindy Cannon (Larry Hall) of Newark, Janet Freeman of Thornville and her twin brother, Troy (Mistie) Hale of Nashport; special friend, Bill Spring of Somerset; aunts, Edythe Davis and Sharon Johnson; uncle, Shelby Davis; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Michael Shell; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials may be directed to the Gofundme Account # (2nww2ht8) that has been established to help defer final expenses.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for Tracy and the Hale family.

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