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  • Garnet A. Bots
    Garnet A. Bots, age 92, of Vens Run Road in Jane Lew, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family, following an extended illness.
    She was born in Lincoln County on Nov. 11, 1922: a daughter of the late Eppie Lorenza Scites and Minnie Jane Dailey Scites.
    On Jan. 23, 1954, she married Roy H. Yeager and they celebrated 10-years of marriage before his passing on Dec. 23, 1964. Then on Oct. 2, 1978 she married Joseph M. Bots and they enjoyed 26-years of marriage before his passing on March 25, 2005.
    Her generous and loving spirit will be carried on by her daughter, Linda (Leland) Freeman of Jane Lew; four grandchildren, Dwayne (Lisa) Freeman of Creston, Ohio, Pamela Holcomb of Lodi, Ohio, Debra Nixon of Jane Lew, Melissa (Walter) England of Sullivan Ohio; 13 great-grandchildren, Aaron, Ethan and Tiffany Freeman, Matthew (Riley), Todd and Kristen Warner, Justin, Freeman (Katherine), Benjamin Nixon, Jerod, Garrett, Carly and Lyndsy England; four great-great-grandchildren, Emma Eckenfels, Daxton and Zane Freeman and Cade Warner; two step-great-great-grandchildren, Alexa Riffel and Gabriella Klinect; one step-son, Douglas Bots of Washington, Oreg; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends from Ohio and W.Va.
    She quietly entered her journey to join family who had already gone to Heaven. In addition to her parents, she will be reunited with three brothers, Arnold, Earl, and Freeman Scites; five sisters, Ermal, Arnie, and Shirley Scites Johnson, Marie Scites Click, and Zelma Scites McCoy.
    She worked as a restaurant cook and as a skilled seamstress in factories during her young life. In later years, she was a loving and devoted homemaker who worked diligently to care for her family. She had an unwavering faith in God and was an Angel of Service who was always willing and volunteering to help those in need. She devoted countless hours tending to her garden and took great pride in her beautiful flowers. Mamaw's eyes would sparkle with unconditional love and adoration for the little ones in the family, who were the light of her life, and her greatest treasure.
    Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, March 7.
    Funeral Services will follow at noon from the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Home Chapel with Pastor Ashby Titus officiating.
    Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Jane Lew.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Garnet Bots.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefunera
  • Janet J. Gay
    Janet J. Gay, age 82, formerly of Horner, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Nella's Inc. of Elkins, following an extended illness.
    She was born in Weston on Nov. 16, 1932: daughter of the late Roland Belt and Agnes (Blake) Belt.
    She was married to Lawrence "Bob" Gay, who preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 2012.
    She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Jerry) Ables of Copley and Cheryl (Mike) Phares of Linn; two sons, Roger (Amy) Gay of Lake Floyd and Robert (Candice) Gay of Weston; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    She is also survived by two brothers, Scott and William "Tony" Belt, both of Weston; three sisters, Catherine Sumpter and Susan Moneypenny both of Weston, and Helen Harris of Lost Creek and several nieces and nephews.
    In addition to her parents and husband, Bob, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Roland "Pepper" and Ronald "Dick" Belt and one sister, Mary Ellen Robinson.
    She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Horner United Methodist Church of Horner, and was a graduate of Weston High School.
    Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home, 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Wednesday, March 4, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Wease Day officiating.
    Interment will follow services in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens of Jane Lew.
    On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Janet may be expressed at www.hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
    Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored to serve the family of Janet J. Gay.
  • Naomi June Turner
    Naomi June Turner, age 80, of Middle Run Road in Weston, passed away peacefully at 5:35 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family, following an extended illness.
    She was born in Weston on June 23, 1934: a daughter of the late Claude Clay Turner and Florida Paugh Turner.
    She is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; three great-great-nieces and nephews; two brothers, Matthew Turner of Weston and Elwood Turner of Walkersville; and Lucy and Callie, her beloved Sheltie and cat, who miss her dearly.
    In addition to her parents, she will be reunited with seven siblings who have already made their journey to Heaven, Doshia Turner, Lavaughn Marks, Vaughnless Reed, Wanda Kaylor, Sherwood Turner, Lydia Ervin Turner and Burdett Turner.
    She was a retired health aide from the Weston State Hospital with over 30-years of service. She was gifted with a green thumb and treasured her time spent in the garden, especially when teaching the little ones how to tend to the plants to help them flourish. She also enjoyed feeding the birds, sewing and crafting dolls, collecting cookbooks, stamps and vases and baking treats for the family.
    Friends and family will gather for a graveside service at the Masonic Cemetery in Weston at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 3, with Beverly Talbert officiating.
    Expressions of sympathy may also be sent directly to the family at: 2459 Middle Run Road, Weston, WV 26452.
    The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road in Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the family of Naomi Turner.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.
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