Vernon R. Franklin, Sr. 1925-2018 Vernon Rees Franklin, Sr., age 93, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Winchester Medical Center. Born September 13, 1925 in Hyattsville, Md., he was the son of the late George Harold and Marie Leora Rees Franklin. He was a member of the Berkeley Springs Seventh-day . . .