Della M Shoemaker Ohio Outdoors – 2017 After long trek, Greyhounds pick up win number one, 42-6 over Hannan Senior Profile: Noah Lung Rematch goes to North Adams, SHAC winning streak moves to 56 straight Experience rules, Monday Night Football goes to West Union 59-12 Kathy Copas Hughes honors her father’s legacy AEP hosts Family Day Peggy McCarty James A Paul II Joseph F Sarbell Victor L Clifford Joseph F Sarbell Winchester- How an interstate highway changed the face of one small town Facebook – a growing marketplace for local entrepreneurs When kids know best Giving some love to those dog days Junior Fair BBQ again a big success Beulah B James Senior Profile: Josie Myers Lady Indians place second at Ohio Classic in Hillsboro MVCA dominates Greyhounds in 45-0 triumph For Lady Devils, SHAC streak goes to 55 matches 9/11: Sixteen years later Gertrude Gibson Defender Bowl coming Sept. 16 Joyce A Walker Virginia R Young Senior Profile: Abby Campton West Union hosts 2017 Dragon Run New gridiron history begins for Peebles Trout, fire, and blueberry fields forever Senior Profile: Baylee Justice Lady Devils win SHAC thriller at Eastern Brown From Blue Creek to the Beaneaters Tough loss for Greyhounds in season opener Turning tragedy into hope What we learn from failure Absolutely had to get the wrinkles out Frances S Kidder Leo Trotter 41st Bentonville Festival set to begin Sept. 8 Winchester celebrates its history during three-day street fair Cruisefest returning to streets of Peebles Blue Creek- a community in transition honors its history and heritage Cuteness Galore – Winchester Homecoming Festival Baby Show Ronnie L Day Cast your vote for the Adams County Fairgrounds Nelson E Atkinson Ryan L Colvin Richard Tackett William L Tadlock Penny Pollard Wendell Beasley West Union soccer drops pair at Mason County Lady Indians go down in straight sets Senior Profile: Michael Gill Senior Profile: Katie Sandlin Royals dominate in big win over North Adams Dragons continue County Cup domination Archaeology Day returns to Serpent Mound Hourglass Quilt Square is back up again Manchester family hosts International Guests History, farming, and family- the bedrock of Cherry Fork’s community Bus drivers, emergency responders prepare for coming school year Working up a real good sweat What’s behind the motive? Rondal R Bailey Jr Thelma J Yates She’s all grown up now Scott A Yeager Soccer talent on display at 2017 SHAC preview Baseball community mourns the loss of Gene Bennett Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27 Eleanor P Tumbleson Felicity man killed in Ohio River boating accident WUHS golfers take Portsmouth Invitational It was pretty cold that day Volleyball kicks off with SHAC Preview Night Young awarded Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship One Mistake Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles Adams County school districts facing some major challenges for the coming year Family, friends, and roots: the ties that bind residents of one Adams County village What is your strength? Just the chance to take a look back Ronnie L Wolford Dale J Marshall Herbert Purvis Great American Solar Eclipse coming Aug. 21 BREAKING NEWS: West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup Wallace B Boden John L Fletcher Lady Indians golfers learning the links North Adams, West Union golfers open 2017 seasons This Labor Day, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals Local student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders MHS welcomes new principal Made in America

Della M Shoemaker

Della Mae Shoemaker, 79, of Manchester, Ohio died at Meadowview Regional Medical Center on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Della was born November 28, 1937 the daughter of the late William Edward Hunt and Carrie Ford (Parker) Tadlock. Della attended Manchester High School and worked at Welded Wire. She loved her family more than anything and always welcomed anyone and everyone into her home. In her free time, Della also loved to
attend her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s ball games and Song Fest at the New Beginnings Church in Manchester.
Della was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles William Shoemaker; her parents; and her siblings, James Hunt and Virgie Bradford. She is survived by her children, Linda Adkins of Manchester, Ohio, Eugene Shoemaker of Manchester, Ohio, Timothy (Mary) Shoemaker of Tollesboro, Kentucky, Brenda (Carlos) Rodriguez of Maysville, Kentucky, Tommy Shoemaker of Manchester, Ohio, and Larry Shoemaker of Manchester, Ohio; her siblings, Johnny Hunt of Cedar Mills, Ohio, Elizabeth Wikoff of Bentonville, Ohio, Thelma Little of Owensville, Kentucky, and Billy Tadlock of Bentonville, Ohio; her fifteen grandchildren; her many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Della will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Wilson Home for Funerals. Rev. Dale Little will be officiating. Burial will take places at Manchester Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the funeral home on Sunday, September 17, 2017, and again on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of the service.

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