Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Jennifer Lynn Sprankle

Jennifer Lynn Sprankle, age 42, of Shelby, died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Hospice House of North Central Ohio in Ashland after a long illness.

She was born October 12, 1970 in Shelby and was a 1990 graduate of Shelby Senior High School and Pioneer Joint Vocational School where she studied horticulture. She then attended Agriculture Technical Institute (ATI) in Wooster for two years. Jennifer had been employed at Schumacher’s Flower Shop, Packaging Insights, Inc. and Thorp Manufacturing all in Shelby. Jennifer remained positive and determined throughout her 10 year battle with cancer.

Jennifer is survived by her husband: Jesse L. Sprankle whom she wed on May 18, 1996; a daughter: Brittany Nycole Sprankle at home; Mother: Susan Pollock of Shelby; Mother-in-law: Marilyn Sprankle of Shelby; Close Friends: Tammy Fellows and Cathy Uplinger; along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother: Jeffry Allen Pollock in 1993.

Friends are welcome on Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 2-5 PM at Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church, 18 South Gamble Street, Shelby with Pastor Tom Snyder and Mr. Corby Blanton officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the church or to Shelby Athletic Boosters.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Debi Townsend says:

    Sue,so sorry for the lost of Jen.I remember the days on Grove Ave. and the times me and Jen ran around together,Shes at peace with no pain. my love and prayers with you and her husband and daughter. Debi Townsend and family

  2. Rosie Snow says:

    Susie, SO sorry for your loss of Jenny, I know she has fought a long and hard battle. Wish I could be there with you.Sending my love for you, Brittany and Jesse.With all my love Rosie

  3. Patty Trausch says:

    My dear ex neighbor from so long ago…I am so sorry for the loss of Jenny….Joe was just reminding me of the walks around the block and when we all use to play with Jenny and Jeff. You are in my thoughts and prayers!!!

  4. Stacy Crouse says:

    My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Sorry for your loss.

  5. tina schwaderer says:

    tina schwaderer:thinking of you

    you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
    sorry for your loss

  6. Christina Liles says:

    I’m going to miss you. We had some good times and some bad times. Rest in peace. Will always keep you in our heart.

  7. melissa floyd says:

    I am very sorry to hear of Jennys passing….I will keep you and your family in our prayers and in our hearts. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you.

  8. Tom Weaver says:

    Susan, our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  9. jackie woodmansee says:

    So very sorry for the loss of Jennifer. I worked with her at Packaging and she was fun to work with. God bless you all.

  10. TOM & DONNA ANSPACH says:

    Donna (Fought) & I am so sorry to hear about your daughter. We can’t imagine your sorrow. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  11. Missi Bailey-Michel says:

    To Jenny’s family, please know that my thoughts and prayers have been with you during this difficult time. I am sad of Jenny’s passing. I have always thought of Jenny as a great friend from school that I loved, and I will always cherish the times that we had hanging out.

  12. Kelly Sponseller- Moennich says:

    Jesse, Brittany, and Aunt Sue, I have been praying and thinking of you as deal with your loss. Jenny was always very sweet and kind. I will continue to pray for you.

  13. Cathy Uplinger says:

    Heaven gained a beautiful angel and we gained a guardian angel here on Earth! I am sorry for your loss. Jenny was an inspiration to me. She fought a hard battle and never gave up! May God comfort each of you and give you the strength in the coming days, months and years! I will always treasure our memories and friendship! Until we meet again……..

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