Betty Jean Saurborn McFarland
- September 8, 1929 - August 4, 2012
- Fairmont, West Virginia
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“She was loved dearly by her nephew Pete Byerly, who, I would like to think was there waiting to greet her with open arms. I only met her once and...Read More »
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“kathy and I are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing,we will be keeping you and your family in our prayers and are sending much love your way.
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Marion County Senior Citizens.
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“Sorry I spelled your name wrong Brayden
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“Dear Larry and Family I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I first met her in 1950 when she was a young bride and I a 15 year old...Read More »
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“Aunt Betty was always very special to our family. She and my Uncle Jack lived with us near Gettysburg, Pa. for several years. She spent a lot of...Read More »
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I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Your mom and your dad always had a way of making my siblings and me feel...Read More »
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Betty Jean(Sparks) Saurborn McFarland, 82, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born in Fairmont on September 8, 1929 the last surviving child of William E. and Janet (Lahew) Sparks.
Mrs. McFarland was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Saurborn and her second husband John David McFarland.
She was a loving wife, devoted mother and homemaker. In addition Betty worked for the City of Fairmont as a Meter Maid and as a School Crossing Guard.. She had also worked as a waitress.
She was a member of Gateway United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting and planting flowers. She loved taking care of her pets especially her dogs Benji and Casey. Family and friends will remember Betty for her willingness to care of family members.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Dawn Saurborn of Fairmont; her granddaughters, Kathryn Saurborn of Fairmont and Jaclyn Saurborn Ringer and her husband Travis of Fairmont and a very special grandchild, Brayden Ringer.
In addition to her parents and husbands, She was preceded in death by Margaret Rose and Jimmy Sanchez.
Friends may call at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Monday, from 4pm to 7pm and Tuesday from 10am to 11am.
The funeral service will be at 11am on Tuesday. Interment services will be held at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be sent to the McFarland Family at www.carpenterandford.com.