Donna M. Kinsey – December 30, 2017

Donna M. Kinsey, 80, of New Philadelphia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 30, 2017 in the Community Hospice Truman House.

Born on June 20, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harley W. and Cora E. (Ramage) Buss. After completing her formal education, she married the love of her life, the former Myron “Sonny” G. Kinsey who preceded her in passing in 2006. Together, they spent their lives serving the Lord and sharing their gift of poetry with the world. Today, the poems the Lord gave them the words for can be found at

Her family includes her sons, Jeffrey (Kimberly) Kinsey of New Philadelphia and Mark (Martha) Kinsey of Tucson, AZ; her grandchildren, Jeffrey “JR” Jr, Rachel Kinsey, Jessica Farrar, Anthony and Michael Kinsey, and Laura (Cadden) Hobbs; her great-grandchildren, Audry, Avery Todd, and Mason; and her siblings, Frank Buss and Elizabeth “Tizzy” (Ola) Parsons, both of New Philadelphia.In addition to her husband and parents, Donna was preceded in passing by her son, Todd Kinsey.

A funeral service will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Friday, January 5, 2018 beginning at 2 pm. Private burial will follow in Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville. Memorial contributions in Donna’s memory may be directed to Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Donna by visiting the funeral home website at

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