This obituary appeared in The Adamsville Register, Adamsville, Ohio, Wednesday 29 July 1936
Mrs Nora Shirer Died July 23rd in Zanesville
Nora E. Shirer daughter of William and Mary Stotts passed away at the home of her daughter Mrs. Eunice Ross in Zanesville last Thursday afternoon. Death was due to a heart ailment. She was born in Madison Township 13 July 1865 where she spent her entire life. She was united in marriage to H Jay Shirer on 23 April 1896, who preceded her in death thirty-four years ago. She was a member of the Prospect Methodist Church. She is survived by one daughter Eunice Ross; four grandchildren Treasure, Merwyn, Kathleen and Hazel Ross all of Zanesville; one sister Mrs. Fannie King and two brothers Ambrosa and H. N. Stotts all of Dresden Route 2 and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Prospect M. P. Church in Madison Township, the Pastor Rev. C. B. Doty officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery with H. E. Shirer funeral director of Adamsville in charge.