Posted: Sat 4:36 PM, Aug 17, 2013
Funeral Home: Hadley Funeral Home
Alma Adams Fulmer Wetherholt 95, of Marietta, OH passed away Monday, August 12, 2013 at Hannah's House in Marietta, OH. She was born Thursday, July 18, 1918 in Ashland County, OH to the late Henry and Ethel Cunningham Rinard Adams.
Alma and her husband owned and operated the Wingett Run General Store from 1941-1947 then the Norwood Grocery. She then went to work as a secretary for the late Carl and Robert Broughton then former Marietta Mayor George Cranston. Alma also worked as a teller for Citizens Bank. She was a member of the 6th and Washington Streets Church of Christ, Order of Eastern Star #59, Rebecca Lodge, Republican Womens Club, Stepping Stones of Ohio Valley College, A.A.R.P. Alma also loved to sing and dance as well as play cards.
She is survived by her brothers Edward G. Adams (Mary) of Lakeland, FL, and Gary S. Adams (Ruth) of San Antonio, TX, children R. Steven Fulmer (Judy) of Marietta, Nancy Burton (Bob) of Marietta, and Roger Fulmer (June) of Hendersonville, TN, grandchildren Stan Fulmer of Marietta, Shelley Porche of Couer d' Alene, ID, Stefne Wene of New Berg, IN, Jeff Burton (Tammy), Jennifer Eastes (Randy) all of Marietta, Sherry Knowles (Craig) of Springfield, TN, Ellie White (Clint) of Roanoke, VA and Holli Jenkins (Josh) of Marietta, 14 great-grandchildren, 3 great -great-grandchildren, step-children Martha Sue Binder (Mike) of Washington D.C, Carl Wetherholt (Libby) of Columbus, OH and Jon Wetherholt (Kathy) of Hazel Green, AL.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by Robert H. Fulmer and husband, Frank Wetherholt and a sister, Jean Fenton.
Services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St. with Roger Rush officiating. Burial to follow at East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Wednesday as well as an hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Memorials may be made to the 6th and Washington Streets Church of Christ, 534 6th St. or the Humane Society, P.O. Box 5, Marietta, OH 45750. Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.