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Obituaries from the Pendleton Times, 20 December, 2001

Calvin C. Borror, 75

Calvin C. Borror, 75, of Upper Tract, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at Grant Memorial Hospital in Petersburg.

Mr. Borror was born Feb. 26, 1926, in Landes and was the son of the late James Borror and Ada Belle Judy Borror.

He was a construction worker and had owned and operated Midway Service Staton at Upper Tract. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Petersburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6454 and the American Legion Post No. 30.

On August 9, 1948, he married Helen C. Kim ble Borror who survives.

Also surviving are a duaghter Virginia Rodgers, Upper Tract; a brother, Richard Borror, Petersburg, two grandsons; and one granddaughter.

The Rev. Bruce Cosner conducted the funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kimble Funeral hOme in Franklin. Burial was at the Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Upper Tract with military rites by the combined veterans organizations of Grant County and the JROTC of Petersburg High School.


May Ritchie, 92

May Ritchie, 92, died at home in Franklin on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001.

Miss Ritchie was born June 13, 1909, at Harman. She was preceded in death by her parents, Irving Ritchie and Etta Harper Ritchie and a sister Nellie Ritchie.

She is survived by cousins, Rhonna Harper Sponaugle, her sons George and James and their fmailies, by Ruth Drake, By Mrs. George Trumbo and family, By Bruce Dolly and family, and by Kittie Anderson Depoy and Dyer Anderson and their families.

Miss Ritchie was a beloved teacher at Franklin High Scool, and a building at the school is named in her honor. She taught 41 years and retired in 1974. She was a graduate of Mary Baldwin College and received a masterís degree from Columbia University. She was a devoted member of Franklin Presbyterian Church.

At the request of the deceased, there was a brief graveside service with no flowers on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery at Franklin. The arrangements wer by Kimble Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald Wilkinson presided at the service.

In lieu of flowers, a May Ritchie Memorial Fund has been established at the Pendleton county Bank, PO Box 487, Franklin, WV 26807. The fund is to be used for the benefit of students at Pendleton County High School.


Christena H. Dove, 66

Chirstena Harper Dove, Dover, DE was taken home to be with the Lord on Teusday, Dec. 11, 2001, in Bayhealth/Kent General Hopstial in Dover, DE, surrounded by her family. She was 66.

Mrs. Dove was born in Onego on May 18, 1935, and was a daughter of the late Archie and Nola (Kisamore) Harper.

She graduated from Circleville High School, Circleville, Class of 1953 and she then graduated from Mountain State Business College with a certification as a medical secretary.

In 1955, she married Gus C. Dove of Riverton and spent the following 16 years asa n Air Force wife settling in Delaware.

She gave more than 22 year so f service to the First National Bank of Wyoming, Wyoming branch as a well-loved bank teller. She officailly retired on December 31. 1995.

Mrs. Dove was devoted to the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, serving as a board member, a Sunday Scool teacher, and for the past 27 years, as the church treasurer.

She will be remembered and appreciated by many for all the good works she did. She will be deeply missed by her many friends and the church community.

Beloved family members include her husband of 46 years, Gus C. Dove; two daughters, Becky Poulliot, and her husband, Jeff of Virginia Beach, VA, Roxane Huey and her husband, Kenneth of Wyoming, DE; a sister Doris Bible, of Onego; two granddaughters, Tiffany Jensen and her husband, Ashley of Dover, DE, and Leah Christena Poulliot of Virginia Beach, VA; and one great-grandson, Jacob Jensen of Dover, DE.

Fuenral services were held 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, Lebanon, DE.

Burial was in Sharon Hills Memorial Park, Dover, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in her memory to the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, c/o Peg Bailey, 1138 Sorghum Mill Road, Dover, DE 19901.

Letters of condolences may be sent via email to

Arrangements were under the direction of the Pippin Funeral Home in Wyoming, DE.


Rosa Darlene Warner

Rosa Darlene Warner, 60, of Franklin died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at her home.

Ms. Warner ws born January 20, 1941, in Cave and was the daughter of the late Verlin Warner and Lona Mae Simmons Warner.

She attended the United Brethren Church.

She is survived by a brother, Verlin Dorain "Jim" Warner of Franklin; two nieces, Nelinda Hammer, Franklin, and Marsha Hamlin, Huntington, one nephew, Jimmie Warner, Franklin; and five great-nephews, Dakota Warner, Franklin, Brit Hamlin, Huntington, and Marcus Hammer, Marshal Hammer and Merrick Hammer, all of Frnklin.

The Revs. Thomas Malcolm and Stephanie Malcolm conducted funeral at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Franklin.


Lectie Nelson, 95

Of Mayfair, on Dec. 2,2001, Lectie Nelson, age 95, beloved mother of Ethel Mae DeLucca (the late Peter J. Sr.) and late Herbert Nelson (the late Philomena), devoted grandmother of Sandra Beck, Peter J., Jr., and Richard Delucca, Robert and Larry Nelson; also survived by seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Her father was John Ad Nelson and her mother was Susan Dice Nelson.

JoAnn Thompason, Dwight Nelson and Willa Jean Nelson (all residents and Rivertona d Circleville) were her nieces and nephew. She has another niece Ruth Mallow of Clearville, PA, previously of Riverton.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the John F. Fluehr and Sons, Inc.


Frank Carl Lloyd, 72

Frankl Carl Lloyd, 72, of Fairhaven Nursing Home in Huntington, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington.

Mr. Lloyd was born July 15, 1929, in Gormania and was a son of the late Harry Lloyd and Bessie Kesner Lloyd.

He was a truck driver.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary Jane Patch of New Mexico, Betty Burns, Riverton, and Linda Lloyd, Baltimore, MD; three sons, Frank E. Lloyd, Maysville, Douglas F. Lloyd, Huntington, and Bobby Lloyd, Baltimore, MD; a sister Mary Crandell of Alabama; a brother, William Lloyd, Fort Ashby, 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one grandchild; and three brothers, James Lloyd, Frederick Lloyd, and Harry E. Lloyd.

The Rev. Joseph Eversole conducted the fuenral at 11 a.m. Friday at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was at North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the famly, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Franklin, WV 26807.

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