Stories tagged with: Mariah Williams

October 8, 2014 - 8:19pm
20 weeks 2 days ago

Family and friends remembered a life that ended too soon Wednesday evening.

Last year we told you about Mariah Williams who lost her battle to stage 3 brain cancer on October 26th of 2013. Wednesday, her family and friends celebrated what would have been her 18th birthday with a candlelight vigil. Mariah's friends told us about her personality and her loyal nature. Breanna said,

"Mariah was just somebody that you could always go to and trust her with all your problems. She...

November 17, 2013 - 6:52pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

A football game took place to honor the memory of a local girl who's life was taken too soon.

Sunday at Sulsberger Stadium, the Zanesville River Monsters played against the Mid-Ohio Falcons to raise money for the family of Mariah Williams. Williams was a zanesville student who passed away this past October after a brave battle with brain cancer. The men who play for the the Ohio Football League Semi Pro Team, were excited to give back to their community in a big way.

"Well...

October 27, 2013 - 8:29pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Family and friends gathered together to mourn a life taken too soon Sunday evening.

As we reported Saturday, 17-year-old Mariah Williams passed away from stage 3 brain cancer early Saturday morning. She was diagnosed earlier this year and right before her birthday on October 8th, she was moved to hospice, where loved ones celebrated her birthday with a candlelight vigil. Sunday, at Putnam Hill Park, it was a similar scene as a few weeks ago, but this time attendees were remembering...

October 26, 2013 - 7:12pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Family, classmates and friends of Mariah Williams, mourn as she lost her battle with brain cancer Saturday.

The Zanesville High School student passed away early this morning after fighting the stage 3 cancer for several months. The "Team Mariah" facebook page, has more than 8 thousand likes with many compassionate posts regarding the young woman. It is clear from this page alone, how many lives she touched during her short time on Earth. She was diagnosed earlier this year...

October 8, 2013 - 9:18pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

A powerful image was to be seen outside of the Morrison House Hospice and Palliative Care Tuesday evening.

Friends, family and classmates of Mariah Williams came out for a candlelight vigil to celebrate her 17th birthday as she continues to battle brain cancer at the Morrison House.

"Her mother has been taking care of her at home for several weeks and the pain just got to the point that (she) couldn't take it, you know, to handle the pain,” said Debbie Savage, friend...

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