2017-08-30 / Obituaries

Kathryn E. Kesecker


Kathryn Elizabeth Clark Kesecker, 101, of Shelby, NC, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center in Shelby, NC.

Born in Morgan County, West Virginia, on March 17, 1916 she was a daughter of the late James Perkins and Ethel Michael Clark.

She was retired from Parkview Inn in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia and attended Norman's Grove Baptist Church, Lawndale, NC.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Perry Arliss Kesecker; two brothers, Norman Clark and Boyd Clark; two sisters, Elsie Yost and Evelyn McBee; and one grandson, Christopher Freels.

She is survived by two daughters, Nina Ellis of Lawndale and Sandra Snelgrove of Ellenboro; sister, Della Johnson of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia; nine grandchildren, Robert Freels (Faye), Cheryl Powell (Durwin), Freddie Ray Ellis, Karen Castle, Tammy Ellis, Alicia Ellis (Bam), Cynthia Cruz (Jonathan), Thomas Snelgrove (Nina) and Christine Christakes (James); 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday September 1, 2017 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, WV with visitation from 6-7 p.m. Pastor Ted Marsh will officiate.

Interment will be in Spohrs Crossroads Cemetery, Rt. 9 East, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Memorials may be made to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, PO Box 639, Fallston, NC 28042 to help defray funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsleyjohnsonfh.com.

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