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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 14 November 2002

Paul Monroe Borror, 74

Paul Monroe Borror, 74, of Timberville, VA, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at his residence.

Mr. Borror was born Feb. 2, 1928, in Pendleton County and was a son of the late Millard A. and Viola Kesner Borror.

He worked for Heatwole Hathcery and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are one son, Billy Paul Borror of Bristol, VA; two sisters, Shirley Black of Linville, VA, and Ruth Carrier of Harrisonburg, VA; one half brother, Robert Borror of Petersburg; a special friend, Patti Kratzer of Timberville, VA; and two grandchildren, Paul and Lindsey Borror.

The Rev. James Jinks conducted a funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Grandle Funeral Home chapel in Brodway, VA. Burial followed at Herwin Chapel Cemetery near Linville, VA.


Ruth Belt Sites, 88

Ruth Sites Belt, 88, of Grant County Nursing home, Petersburg, and formerly of 3 Myrtle Ave., Petersburg, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA.

Mrs. Belt was born May 10, 1914, in Rough Run and was a daughter of the late Jesse N. Sites and Nettie C. Getz Sites.

She was a secretary for Judge McCauley and attorney James Ansel. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Petersburg and was a church treasurer. She was also a member of the West Virginia Federation of Women and attended St. John's Academy.

Her husband, Howard Philip Belt, preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1998.

She is survived by two brothers, Glen H. Sites of Fremont CA and Otis P. Sites of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Larry Cantu and Pastor Ken Miller conducted the funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church. Burial was at Olivet Cemetery in Moorefield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Petersburg High School Scholarship Fund or Grace Lutheran Church.

Funeral arrangements were by Basagic Funeral Home in Petersburg.


Mason R. Dolly, 73

Mason Roosevelt "Mace" Dolly, 73, of Petersburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at Hampshire Health Care Center in Romney, where he had resided since Sept. 18, 2002.

He was born Jan. 30, 1929 in Cabins and was the son of the late Edwin Dolly and Ina Jane (Shirk) Dolly.

Mr. Dolly was a lifelong resident of Cabins, but spent the past year in Petersburg. He sold the Grant County Press newspapers for several years.

Surviving are one sister, Lora (Dolly) Bennett of Gaithersburg, MD; 10 nieces and one nephew.

He was also preceded in death by one infant brother Justin Curtis Dolly.

The Rev. Tommy George conducted the funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Interment took place at the Dolly Family Cemetery in Cabins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Schaeffer Funeral Home.


Jesse W. Thompson, 82

Jesse W. Thompson, 82, of Pendleton Nursing Home, Franklin, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.

Mr. Thompson was born April 17, 1920, in Cherry Grove and was a son of the late Charlie Thompson and Katie Raines Lamb.

He was employed at the Virginia Trout Hatchery in Monterey, VA, and was a timber worker. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

His wife, Elsie Waybright Thompson, preceded him in death November 7, 1985.

He is survived by three half sisters and two half brothers.

He was also preceded in death by two half sisters.

Pastor Jesse Nelson conducted a graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Franklin.

Arangements were by Kimble Funeral Home, Franklin.


Jessie Phares Hinkle

Jessie Phares Hinkle, 83, of Timber Ridge Road, Circleville, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at the Pendleton Nursing Home in Franklin.

Mrs. Hinkle was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Circleville and was a daughter of the late Charlie B. Phares ad Josie Mullenax Phares.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Circleville United Methodist Church.

On Sept. 9, 1939, she married Merlin Hinkle, who preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1985.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary Lee and Linda Hinkle of Circleville; and a grandson Travis Jared Hinkle of Circleville.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Otis Phares; and three sisters, Ethel Warner, Veva Matheny and Grace Nelson.

The Revs. Earl Bible and Stanley Kile conducted the funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at the Circleville United Methodist Church. Burial was at North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pendleton Nursing Home.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin.


Walter G. Crummett, 76

Watler Galen Crummett, 76, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, in the Twin Brook Medical Center, Erie, PA.

Mr. Crummett was born June 25, 1926, in Jamestown, NY, and was a son of the late Galen and Minnie N. Crummett.

He was a graduate of Jamestown High School and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army from October 3, 1944, to July 17, 1946, in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater. He was a hairdresser and owned and operated Walter's of Wilmette in Wilmette, IL, from 1949 until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of Lakewood Memorial Post 1286 American Legion.

His father Galen Addison Crummett, preceded him in death in 1969, his mother, Minnie N. Provaznik, in 1975, and his stepfather, Joseph A. Provaznik, in 1986. Paternal grandparents were the late Daniel Pinckney and Bessie Price Crummett of the Crummett's Run community.

Survivors are two step-brothers, Maurice Provaznik of Minden, LA, and Eugene Provaznik of El Paso, TX

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Jamestown, NY. The Rev. John F. Pascoe, pastor of Lakewood United Methodist Church officiated.


Cleda "Betsy" Bennett, 85

Cleda F. "Betsy" (Waggy) Bennett, 85 of Fayetteville, PA, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002 in Waynesboro Hospital. She was in failing health for the past several years.

Born May 18, 1917, in Sugar Grove, she was the daughter of the late William and Ida (Bowers) Waggy. She lived her early life in West Virginia.

Mrs. Bennett attended Sugar Grove schools.

She and her late husband, the Rev. Golden H. Bennett, were married in April,1938, in Franklin. They moved to the present residence in 1954. Rev. Bennett died June 6, 1986.

Prior to retiring in 1983, Mrs. Bennett was supervisor of housekeeping at Samuel Dixon State Hospital, presently South Mountain Restoration Center, for 27 years.

Mrs. Bennett is survived by one son, Robert F. Bennett of Fayetteville, PA; one grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nellie McInturff; three brothers, Roy Waggy, Stanley Waggy and Paul Waggy; and a half sister, Cloda Kite.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, PA, with the Rev. Dr. Mervil R. Stambaugh officiating. Burial was in Strang's Cemetery, South Mountain, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Franklin and Fulton Counties, 45 S. Broad St. , Waynesboro, PA 17268 or South Mountain Ambulance Squad, PO Box 92, South Mountain, PA 17261.


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