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Helen L. Kesecker, 94

January 27, 2009

JULY 6, 1914-JAN. 26, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Helen Louise Kesecker, 94, of Martinsburg, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at her home while under the care of Hospice.

Born July 6, 1914, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James Lewis and Bessie Edwards McDaniel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orval Melvin Kesecker.

She was a Baptist.

She is survived by seven daughters, Wanda Caldwell of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Della Wasson, Phyllis Kesecker, Marjorie Riley, Evelyn Burkhart, Janet Graham and Doris Plotner, all of Martinsburg; two sons, John Kesecker and O. Jeff Kesecker, both of Martinsburg; one brother, Gilbert McDaniel of Martinsburg; 24 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by three sisters, Bertha LeMaster, Ethel Manor and Estelle Sencindiver; five brothers, Albert, Russell, Vernon, Charles and Norman McDaniel; and one grandchild.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Bobby Burkhart will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

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