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Tamara K. Nigh

November 10, 1942 — February 14, 2023

Tamara K. Nigh passed away February 14, 2023 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born on November 10, 1942 to Thomas O’Dell and Marjorie O’Dell Sparks in Urbana, Ohio. Tamara graduated from Urbana High School in 1960. Tamara married Fred Nigh on September 16, 1961 and they raised six children together. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, children; Chris (John), Keith (Stacie), Kevin (Nermalyn), Kim Pattee, and Sherri Anne, 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, sisters: Sherrie Stockton and Virginia Powell, and many nieces and nephews. Tamara is preceded in death by her parents, son, Michael and son-in-law, Rick.

Per Tamara’s wishes, private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Barely Used Pets or your favorite charity in Tamara’s honor. Arrangements entrusted to the Walter and Lewis Funeral Home, Urbana. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

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