Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Sharon Kay “Shay” (Them) Cramer

Sharon Kay Shay Cramer

Sharon Kay Shay Cramer, age 46, of East Smiley Avenue, Shelby, died Monday, June 9, 2008 at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, following a short illness.

Shay was born on November 10, 1961 in Columbus, Ohio. She was a 1980 graduate of Lexington High School and Pioneer Career and Technology Center. She was a former employee of Interstate Optical, Industrial Burner Systems, and Value City, all in Mansfield. Sharon was a volunteer with the American Red Cross, and enjoyed gardening, playing her guitar, reading, and animals.

Shay is survived by her mother and step-father, Ethel and Bob Keys of Ashland; a daughter, Damara; 1 brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Pooh Them of Mansfield; long time friends, Jim Alexander of Shelby, Mari Jean Wilson of Lexington, Ginger Hale of Lexington; and 3 aunts, Roma Them of Mansfield, Tootsie Rodriguez of Charlottesville, VA, and Ethel Rath of Naples, Florida. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Them; 3 uncles, John Them, Everett Them, and Al Rodriguez; and 1 aunt, Donna Them.

Family and long time friends will receive guests on Monday, June 16, 2008 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Red Cross or the Richland County Humane Society.

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  1. Guest says:

    Family_of: Shay Cramer
    Your_Name: Scott


    I am sorry, Shay, that some of those who loved you were not allowed to be involved with your passing. I am sorry that you never sought out the help that you deserved. I will miss you. Our special bond will never be forgotten. Your brother, Scott Heuss.

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