Grace Lee Cline 18, passed away peacefully at 9:07 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Akron Children’s Hospital after a two year battle with leukemia.
She was born in Warren on August 24, 2000 a daughter of Linda Lee (Clay) Barnhart.
Grace was a 2018 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was attending Akron University, studying to be a speech pathologist.
Grace had a smile that would light up any room and heart. She cherished spending time with family and loved ones. Grace was very artistic and loved to write poetry and draw. She also enjoyed playing soccer and spending time with her friends. Grace had a heart of gold and always put others before herself. She left an everlasting impression on everyone she met.
Grace is survived by her mother, Linda Lee (Clay) Barnhart of Niles; three brothers, Derek Barnhart of Niles, Robert Anthony Cline, Jr. of Dubai and George Thomas Cline of Hawaii; a sister, Jessica Lynn Cline of Niles; maternal grandfather, Joseph (Carol) Clay of Niles; two uncles, Timothy Clay of Niles and Richard Sweet of Tallmadge; an aunt, Loraine (Luke) Harris of Louisville; two nephews, Salvatore Manson and Joel Barnhart and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Linda (Hilty) Clay and an uncle, Joseph Clay.
A Memorial Service to honor Grace will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
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A television tribute will air Wednesday, March 27 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.