Juanita Lou Ward Beall, 93, of Clarksburg passed away on May 31, 2020. She was born on April 5, 1927 in Decatur County, the daughter of Eli and Alice Miers Ward. Juanita was a 1945 graduate of Withrow High School. She went on to study Education at Cincinnati Bible College, Harding College, University of Cincinnati, and Ball State and finished with her Master’s Degree in Education. Juanita was a school Teacher in New Jersey, Milroy, Sandusky, and Jackson; she retired in 1973. On December 27, 1956 she married Allan L. Beall and together they had two children Barbara and John. She was a member of the Clarksburg Christian Church.Survivors include her children, Barbara (Michael Matracia) Riordan of Indianapolis, IN and John (Lezlee) Beall of Blacksburg, VA and three grandchildren, Michael Riordan, Dana Riordan and Evan Beall. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm observing CDC precautions at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. A Facebook Live Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jerran Jackson officiating. You can view by liking the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home page on Facebook. Burial will follow at the Springhill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clarksburg Christian Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
Tipperary are into a Waterford Crystal Cup quarter final after defeating Mary Immaculate College last night in Dr. Morris Park.At half time, Mary I were 0-11 to 0-10 clear, with Limerick’s David Reidy scoring six of those first-half points for Eamonn Cregan’s visitors.Despite a gallant Mary I effort, Tipp eventually turned up the intensity to ease past their Limerick opposition, with 2014 Hurler of the Year nominee Callanan collecting a total of 3-7. David Butler helped himself to four points from play and Sean Maher scored an impressive 1-1. David Reidy was Limerick’s leading scorer with a tally of ten points, including eight frees.The final score was Tipperary 4-16 Mary I 1-16.The Tipp side will now play Clare in the quarter final on the 18th of January.
The Ghana ocean racing has outdoored its logo at ceremony at Hilburi Resort at Aburi in the Eastern Region.The event was to honour Peniel Kobby Boateng who emerged the winner of a contest for design of the logo for the Ghana Ocean Racing team.The Ghana Ocean Racing team joined the world of ocean racing in 2012 after the National Sports Authority gave approval for the team to represent the country as the new national team.The Ghana Ocean Racing team is currently working to enter the Amateur Clipper World Race in 2015/16 to prepare the team for the Volvo Ocean Race in 2017/18 and the IMOCA race series.