On August 17, 2016, Willa Orr Hart (Billie) passed away with family by her side in Sun City, AZ.
Billie was born March 25th, 1925 to former Tallmadge Mayor Emmitt Orr and wife, Rosarah. She was active as a Girl Scout Leader, Water Safety Instructor and church member.
She is survived by children Sandra Shuman Haines, Judith Shuman Langreder, and Michael Shuman, sisters Margaret Bumpas and Susan Beckman Schwarz, nine grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Her sister, Margaret, passed away later on October 10, 2016. Billie was predeceased by husband of 30+ years, Vincent Hart, her brothers John Orr and Thomas Orr, her daughter, Kathleen Shuman Addy and grandson, David Shuman.
“Make it Fun!” was Billie’s motto. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Tallmadge Old Historic Church in Tallmadge Circle at Noon on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 to share stories and memories of Billie! A reception with refreshments will follow at the Tallmadge Historic Town Hall ending at 2:30 pm. Please join us to “Make a joyful noise!” Parking available just north of the Circle at the current Tallmadge Town Hall. An officer will assist crossing to the Church. Tallmadge Historical Society donations are welcome!