The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

November 13, 2013

‘Tinky’ Pebbles Schlosser

Former Mercer resident owned bar, racehorses


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- — Ms. Schlosser was born March 6, 1949, in Grove City, a daughter of Robert and Norma Klingensmith Pebbles.

She graduated from Mercer Area High School.

Tinky owned and operated the Time Out Bar and Grill in Mount Sterling, Ill., before retiring in 2010.

Tinky owned standardbred racehorses for several years and was a member of both the Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association and United States Trotting Association.

She served as a Cooperstown Township trustee for several years; she felt her most important duty was maintaining township cemeteries.

Tinky loved spending time with her grandchildren, riding four-wheelers and gardening. She had a special place in her heart for her cats and dogs and her horse, Spiffy.

Survivors include: a daughter, Chris Brierton and her husband Troy, Versailles; a brother, Bob Pebbles and his wife Cheri, Grove City; an aunt, Betty Lunn, Masury; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a dear friend, Francis “Snoz” Greer, Mount Sterling.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Brandon Jess “B.J.” Schlosser; and a sister, Joy Pebbles.

A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 in Mount Sterling.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brown County Cancer Society, Mount Sterling, IL 62373.