Virginia M. Shearer, 78, of Guernsey passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her residence.

She was born March 6, 1939 in Ohio to the late Ellsworth J. and Lorina Pearl (Bishard) Heston. She was a farmer and a township trustee for Wheeling Twp. for years.

On July 21, 1960, she married Willis Eugene Shearer who passed away on August 26, 2011. She is survived by her sister, Vera Clark of Kimbolton; two brothers, Raymond (Virginia) Heston of Newcomerstown and Cliff (Mary Ellen) Heston of Kimbolton; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Graveside services will be Monday, July 3, at 1 p.m. at Community Chapel Cemetery, Newcomerstown with Rev. Garry Marlatt officiating. Online condolences may be made at