Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Narcan use becoming a source of debate nationwide Rick Eagan Memorial 5K, Saturday, May 20 Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor RHS students experience mock accident caused by drinking and driving Ripley Council discusses new Lidar system during April 25 session Warriors claim SHAC Div. I title in ‘run rule’ fashion Vilvens’ grand slam caps off Lady Rockets’ win over G’town Rockets lead SHAC Div. II at 9-4 WBHS dedicates new softball press box Rodney E Berry Erma D Painter Alma Cordes Ronald D Latham Economic development project planned Gerald P Morel Lady Broncos capture softball program’s 5th straight SBAAC American Division title Warriors on top in SHAC Division I standings Lady Broncos take first in Western Brown Track Invite Rockets leading way in SHAC Div. II James E Newman Paul E Funk Alan Hanselman Robert V Nash III Frances L Poole Minnie E Fisher Donovan M Pope Irvin E Stiens Myrtle L Lane Ralph L Davidson August J Pace Carl R Brown Phyllis J Beard Lady G-Men complete sweep of Tigers in SBAAC Nat’l Division G-Men pluck Cardinals, 6-4 Warriors climb to 4-1 in SHAC with victory over North Adams Broncos rally in 7th for 5-4 win over Batavia Blue Jays still in search of first win Annual meeting of John P. Parker Historical Society April 23 Boy Scout Eagle project underway at Ripley Library National Arbor Day event set for April 28 Higginsport enforcing speed with camera RULH Alumni dinner to be held on May 20th Joseph G Bennington Rockets fall to 4-1 in SHAC with loss to North Adams Bronco tennis team tops Bethel-Tate, 5-0 Lady G-Men rise to 7-4 with win at Goshen Lady Broncos’ big bats hammer out 11-0 win over Batavia G-Men showing improvement Keith Shouse Diane L Steele August Hensley Louise R Murrell 5th Annual Rick Eagan Memorial 5K Run/Walk coming up in May Birds of Prey Grant Days 2017 attractions John H Young II Sally A Gibson Barbara Burris Mary Ann Napier Martha L Newland Marlene Thompson Patricia A Firrell Kellie J Berry Mt. Orab, Hamersville students take part in ‘Hoops for Heart’ Eastern players take part in District 14 All-Star Games RULH Middle School bans cell phones Ripley Painters Spring Show April 7-9 Lincoln’s Generals to appear at Grant Days Eagle takes new mate Brenda R Harris Ripley Women’s Club announces “My Ohio Hero” essay winners “Chromebook for Every Student” now complete in Ripley Reception honoring Becky Cropper April 2 RULH & G’Town students make anti-drug video Rockets blast past the Blue Jays Georgetown hosts ‘season opener’ track and field invite

Sharlee R West

image_436Sharlee Roberts West, age 84, of Mowrystown, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, November 27, 2016 at the Crestwood Ridge Care Facility in Hillsboro.

She was born August 13, 1932 in Highland County, Ohio, the only daughter of Earl H. and Gertrude Whitley Roberts. She graduated Whiteoak High School in 1950 and received her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 1954. Sharlee went on to earn her Master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati.

Sharlee was united in marriage to Walter Aid West on March  22, 1954 at the Mowrystown Church of Christ. She taught home economics in the Eastern Brown School District for thirty-two years. She was active in farming with her husband all of her life. Sharlee served as a FHA advisor. She took pride in the success of her FHA chapter and her students.She had many students who became state officers and national officers. Sharlee also served as a 4-H advisor in the Concord Jr. Farmers Club.

Sharlee was a member of the Anthony Shaw Colonial Dames, Brown County Retired Teachers Association, Highland County Senior Citizens, and was the chairman of the Highland County Genealogy Society. She served on the Highland District Hospital Board, and was a life-long member of the Mowrystown Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday School. Sharlee enjoyed cooking, bowling, gardening, and traveling; having visited all fifty states. She was an avid sports fan, especially when her grandchildren were involved.  She loved to attend her grandchildren’s softball and baseball games. One of her favorite teams was Ohio State University. Sharlee’s greatest joy was her family. She loved family get-togethers and working with her family on the farm.

Surviving are husband, Walter West of Mowrystown, two sons, Roger W. (Nancy) West of Mowrystown, and Andy West of Mowrystown, three granddaughters, Lora (Chad) Alexander, April (Kevin) Michael, and Andrea West, six great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.  Also surviving are brothers-in-law Kenneth (Sharon) West of Winchester and Tom (Judy) West of Rushville.

In addition to her parents, Sharlee was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Adrian (Barbara) Roberts.

Services will be held at Mowrystown Church of Christ, 28 W. Main St., Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Chris Gobin officiating.  Interment will follow in the Roberts Cemetery, Taylorsville, Ohio.

Friends will be received at Edgington Funeral Home, 17 E. Main St. Mowrystown, Ohio, Wednesday, November 30, 2016,  4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mowrystown Church of Christ Building Fund or The Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St. Suite 1026 Cincinnati, OH 452013.  To sign the online guest book, go to www.edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.

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