Janice McGlothin Jeannine O Evans Gerald Grooms Marvin Setty Richard G Waldron Grand Marshals selected for West Union Fourth of July Parade Adams County, Maysville Vet team up to save injured dog Michael S Knauff Victor P Price Success builds from the bottom up Finalists named for 2017 Fair Queen Contest William Glenn DeWine, Reader Call For Tips in Rhoden Murder Investigation MHS principal to take superintendent post Peebles Skate Park now a reality 2017-18 Fur and Feather Ambassadors named Caley Grooms is Cattlemen’s Beef Ambassador Dr. Mueller leaving Health Department’s free clinic Hourglass Quilt Barn returning to Adams County Lung, Thornburg are First Team All-District selections North Adams hosts annual Boys Basketball Camps Walk-off winner Wanda Hill George D Johnson Life can be a juggling act My favorite thing to do on the farm Wolves in Adams County! Ronald L Wedmore Three lessons from Dad Donald D Morgan Wenstrup uninjured in Virginia shooting Portman staff to hold grant funding workshop Raymond E Applegate Keeping the Peebles tradition alive Back on the hardwood, local hoops squads compete in Monday Night League Seven county athletes recognized as All-SHAC Baseball honorees Stepping to the podium Lady Hounds host Youth Volleyball Camp Senior Profile: Bryan Young Junior Deputy Boot Camps kick off in Manchester Hayes pleads “not guilty” to 109 counts Six-year-old girl finds long-lost class ring Jefferson Alumni awards annual scholarships Paul Tate Jr Marcus I Cox Jewell Gill James M Hill Jr Jeffrey S Jones Samuel A Disher Jack Sterling BREAKING NEWS: Parents face charges after son overdoses on opiate License Hikes and Tall Turkey Tales Danger under every rock Reigning Miss Ohio USA will judge 2017 Adams County Fair Queen Pageant Gordley’s hoops career will continue at Mount St. Joseph Russell C Newman Kenneth C Thurman George Uebel Summer Reading Program underway Honor Flight carries local veteran to DC When rescuers become victims Passing the torch, West Union hosts week-long basketball camp for future Dragons SENIOR PROFILE: Sara Knechtly Terry L Powell Willie Shreffler James C Fitzpatrick Senior Profile: Austin Parks Six countians named to All-SHAC Softball squad Lady Indians get summer camp season underway Memorial Day services pay tribute to local veterans WUHS Steel Band will perform at Bogart’s SSCC announces Honors Lists for spring semester Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for final nine weeks West Union Elementary announces Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks Back to State! Mom calls daughter “living proof” seat belts save lives Rent-2-Own donation means new soccer scoreboard at WUHS NAHS student selected for Engineering Summer Camp Southern Hills Athletic Conferences honors Spring Sports athletes Senior Profile: Kailyn Boyd Madison Welch receives Riffle Scholarship Junior Achievement Volunteers visit county’s seventh graders Marcella J Abbott James Ratliff Gladys Davitz Harry G Shupert Memories on Memorial Day A soldier’s story, a family’s grief Thank You for your sacrifice Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute Former PES teacher dies in tragic accident All County Senior Citizens Day celebrated Parks signs with SSCC Soccer Senior Profile: Lexie Bunn Jessie Rodgers Memorial Day services set for county Truly our greatest generation Bertha Lashley Maia Swartz Jessie Rodgers

Pearline A Williams

Pearline A. Williams, age 76 years of Peebles passed away Tuesday July 26, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center.  Mrs. Williams was born April 26, 1940, the daughter of the late John Raymond “Ray” and Nora (Freeze) Burns in Adams County.  Besides her parents, Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by a daughter Angela Scarberry, two grandchildren, and four brothers Leroy, Donald, Clarence and Ralph and one sister Mary Short.
Survivors include her husband Melvin Williams of Peebles; three sons David Bocook of Paris, Ill., Preston Bocook of Proctorville, and Richard Scarberry of Ironton; three daughters, Carla Bocook of Attalla, Ala., Audrey Logan of Portsmouth, Karen Fisher of Portsmouth; six brothers, Floyd Burns of W. Va.,  Russell Burns of Texas, Larry Burns of Peebles, Roger Burns of Marion, Marvin Burns of Peebles, and Jerry Burns of Peebles; five sisters, Mabel Thompson of Georgia, Ruth Burns of Grove City, Violet Lynch of Texas, Wanda Sue Warren of Peebles, and Sharon Shields of Highland; 18 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday July 29, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union with Ricky Ross officiating.  Burial will follow in the East Liberty Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from noon – 2 p.m.the day of the service.

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