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Charles “Junior” Borror
Charles “Junior” Borror

Charles Martin “Junior” Borror Jr., 71, of Upper Tract, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at his residence.

Born Sept. 9, 1946, in Upper Tract, he was the son of the late Charles Martin and Freda (Alt) Borror. Junior was married to Carolyn Calhoun Hammer and Linda Reel Borror.

Mr. Borror was a 1965 graduate of Franklin High School and had worked at the Franklin Group Home and for Jeff Heavner Poultry. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.

He is survived by one daughter, Stephanie Judy and husband Michael, of Franklin, W.Va.; one son, Dewayne Borror and wife Vonda, of Franklin; two sisters, Iris Stegmaier of Cumberland, Md., Patricia Hedrick of Santa Clara, Calif.; four grandchildren, Tristen and Connor Judy,

Christina Branham and Amanda Simmons; and five great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 6-8 p.m., at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Franklin. Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Sam Harper officiating. Interment will be in Cherry Hill Cemetery, Upper Tract.

Memorials may be made to Cherry Hill Cemetery, c/o Leta Kimble, P.O. Box 636, Franklin, WV 26807. Memories and words of comfort by be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

Franklin Dean Ray
Franklin Dean Ray

Franklin Dean “Frank” Ray, 58, of 326 White Oak Drive, Upper Tract, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at his residence.

Born Nov. 11, 1959, in Ripley, W.Va., he was the son of Bill and Elladean (Fields) Ray of Ripley.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 31 years, Barbara (Greenawalt) Ray; one brother, Tim Ray and wife Karen of Ripley; and several nieces and nephews.

Frank graduated from Ripley High School in 1978. He worked as a roller operator for Blackrock Construction, B & S Construction and Adams Construction in Harrisonburg, Va. for a total of 23 years. Later he worked for the West Virginia Division of Highways for seven years as a roadside mower.

He was a member of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Mozer, W.Va. and a member of South Branch Ruritan Club of Upper Tract.

Funeral services are today (Tuesday) 2 p.m., at the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with the Rev. David E. Webb and Minister Glen Hamric officiating.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to services.

Interment will follow in the Kline Cemetery in Kline, W.Va.

Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Barbara Ray, 326 White Oak Drive, Upper Tract, WV 26866.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com

Sue E. West
Sue E. West

Sue Elizabeth West, 101, of Petersburg, W.Va. and formerly of West Milford, W.Va., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 at Garrett Regional Medical Center, Oakland, Md.

Born July 8, 1917, in Wendel, W.Va, she was the daughter of the late Carl Simaleik and Susan (Roman) Simaleik.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert O. West, on July 3, 1963; three sisters and two brothers.

Mrs. West and her late husband operated the Pop Shop in West Milford for 20 years. Later she was a cook for South Harrison High School for 18 years. She was a member of West Milford Baptist Church. She also was a member of the West Milford Lions Club and Tee Khi Club. She loved West Virginia sports and attended all home and away games regardless of the weather.

Mrs. West is survived by her son, David Oren West and wife Carolyn of Petersburg; three grandchildren, David O. West Jr. and wife Lori, Nathan Cleaver and wife Ashley and Jeremy Cleaver and wife Danielle; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Margie Sanders of Clarksburg, W.Va.

All services were private and under the direction of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com

Jeffrey C. Turner
Jeffrey C. Turner

Jeffrey Craig Turner, 59, of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. and formerly of Moorefield, W.Va., passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his residence.

Born Feb. 27, 1959, in Petersburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Nora Burnell (Simmons) Turner. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Brandon Turner; and one brother, Gary Steve Turner.

Jeffrey graduated from Moorefield High School and began working at the pump-storage power plant in Bath County, Va. Later he was employed with the Greenbrier Resort and Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., the Biltmore Resort in Asheville, N.C. and settled in Anaheim, Calif., where he was employed as a field representative for United Rentals.

He is survived by one son, Max A. Turner of Anaheim; one sister, Beverly Ann Kile and husband Bill of Petersburg; two brothers, Gerald J. Turner of Keyser, W.Va. and Timmy T. Turner and companion Rita of Maysville, W.Va.; his former wife, Heidi Turner of Anaheim; several nieces and nephews; and a large extended family and countless friends.

Services will be private and a celebration of Jeffrey’s life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were by the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

Noah W. Brennan Jr.
Noah W. Brennan Jr.

Noah W. Brennan Jr., “June”, age 77, of Street, Md., passed away peacefully at his home on June 26, 2018. He was born on November 18, 1940, at Arthur, W.Va.

He is predeceased by his wife, Phyllis M. Brennan, and his father, Noah W. Brennan and mother Lydia A. (Kessel) Brennan.

He is survived by one son, Dale W. Brennan; two stepsons, Robert (Denise) Fincham and Edgar (Barbara) Fincham, of Street, Md.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are six brothers, George (Cameo) Brennan of Quinton, Okla., Michael (Amy) Brennan of Lahmansville, W.Va., John (Sharon) Brennan of Petersburg, W.Va., Leonard (Brenda) Brennan of Dorcas, W.Va., Russel (Cindy) Brennan of Lahmansville, W.Va., Gregory (Tonya) Brennan of Moorefield, W.Va.; five sisters, Maxine (Norman) Turner of Petersburg, W.Va., Barbara Schell of Fredricksburg, Va., Linda (Eston) Mallow of Cabins, W.Va., Marlene (Roy) Martin of Dorcas, W.Va. and Darlene (Leroy) Brooks of Maysville, W.Va.

Noah moved to Baltimore, Md. in 1959 and worked as a plumber with Melvin Barnhart and Son. He moved to Harford County in 1969 and purchased a small farm which he truly loved. In 1985, he started his own plumbing and heating company and served the area until retiring in 2015.

A remembrance will be held at a later date in Petersburg for Noah.

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