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Stanley Lee Harman
Stanley Lee Harman

Stanley Lee Harman, 72, of Dorcas, W.Va., passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 3, 1945, in Macksville, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ellsworth Harman and Neva Lucille Hinkle Harman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Bonnie Harman Berry; and one brother, Tommy Harman.

Stanley was a retired carpenter, mechanic and heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” Harman of Dorcas; two sons, Darrell L. Harman and wife Becky of Petersburg, and Jeremy L. Harman and wife Monica of South Carolina; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; five brothers, Boyd Harman of Sugar Grove, W.Va., Larry Harman of Baker, W.Va., Steve D. Harman of Dorcas, Robert Harman of Sugar Grove and Harold Harman of Rockville, Md.

Stanley’s wishes were to be an organ donor and have his body cremated.

A memorial service was held on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Church of the Brethren, Petersburg, with Bradley Thorne officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Harman family, c/o Elizabeth Harman, P.O. Box 724, Petersburg, WV 26847.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfneralhome.com.

Vivian June Chadock
Vivian June Chadock

Mrs. Vivian June Goff Chadock passed away at the Paliative Care Unit of Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg, Va. on October 14, 2018. Vivian had been fighting a long illness with her loving husband of 62 years by her side. She was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her death.

Vivian was born in Hazel Green, W.Va. on June 26, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Adron Lowell and Florence Opal Perkins Goff. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law Martin and Laura Chadock; son-in-law, Douglas Nesselrodt and two brothers-in- law and one sister-in-law.

Vivian graduated from Harrisville High School in 1956 where she met the love of her life in civics class. She was a member of the cheerleading squad and was a majorette with the marching band. Vivian was also the pianist for the very popular Star Lighters Dance Band.

As a homemaker, she lovingly took care of her husband and children and their home. Vivian was well known as a good cook and she enjoyed cooking for FFA judging team members after their practices. She and Gerald have been faithful members of the Grove Street United Methodist Church for 60+ years. Vivian has served on several committees and shared her talent with the congregation as a pianist with the choir for 30+ years.

On February 20, 1956, in Oakland, Md., she married Gerald Ray Chadock, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Christiana Rae Simmons and husband, David of Brandywine, W.Va., and Tambyra Joy Humphreys and husband, Alvy of Franklin, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Matthew Douglas Nesselrodt and wife, Tonya, Cassandra Ann Chisler and husband, Eric, Kenneth Martin Nesselrodt and girlfriend, Vanessa, Rebecca June Heavner and husband, Ben, and Katrina Diane Hott and husband, Adam; five great-grandchildren, Wyatt Hott, Eve Hott, Tori Heavner, Maddie Nesselrodt, and Evan Chisler; two stepgrandchildren, Tonia Simmons Hedrick and husband, Matt and Trisha Leann Knicely and husband, Dennis; six stepgreat-grandchildren, Connor Hedrick, Corinne Hedrick, Carrigan Hedrick, Jenna Anderson, Kiley Chisler and Michaela Chisler; one brother, Lowell Ellsworth Goff and wife Janet of Harrisville, W.Va.; and sisters-in-law, Maxine Henderson of Petersburg, W.Va. and Rosalee Hargans of Chicago, Ill.

A funeral service was Thursday morning in the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Burial was in Lahmansville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grove Street UM Church, 11 North Grove Street, Petersburg, WV 26847 or Burlington UM Family Services, 539 New Creek Hwy., Keyser, WV 26726.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com

Ernest W. Berg
Ernest W. Berg

Ernest William “Ernie” Berg, 18, of Moorefield, W.Va., died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, as the result of an automobile accident near Moorefield.

Born Aug. 23, 2000, in Petersburg, W.Va., he was the son of Jeremy Denna Berg of Maysville, W.Va. and Pamela and Barry Haynes of Moorefield.

Ernie graduated from Moorefield High School in 2018. He was employed by Ponderosa Steakhouse in Moorefield. His passion was his love for animals and cars. He was known for his sense of humor.

Surviving besides his parents and stepfather, are his maternal grandparents, James Parsons of Dorcas, W.Va. and Rosetta Swick of Riverton, W.Va.; maternal great-grandparents, Gary and Betty Stalnaker of Moorefield; paternal grandmother, Donna McVey of Petersburg; paternal grandparents, Ernest Eugene and Linda Berg of Maysville; paternal step-grandparents, Gerald “Chub” and Rebecca Waldron of Maysville; stepgreat-grandparents, Charles “June” and Glenna Waldron of Maysville; one brother, Lucas Haynes of Moorefield; one half brother, Nathan Berg of Upper Tract, W.Va.; one half sister, LeAnn Berg of Petersburg; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were Wednesday evening at the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with the Rev. James Hawk officiating.

Burial was private at the Mongold Family Cemetery, Dorcas.

Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Schaeffer Funeral Home, 11 North Main Street, Petersburg, WV 26847.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.


Donna Jean Sexton
Donna Jean Sexton

Donna Jean (Peck) Sexton, 74, of Cabins, W.Va., passed away Friday, October 12, 2018, as a result of a motor vehicle accident near Petersburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 3, 1943, in Petersburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Hugh Troy Peck and Jean Macie (Ashenfelter) Peck.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Jeffrey Scott Peck.

Donna graduated from Petersburg High School, Class of 1961. She retired from the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office in Prince William County, Virginia. She was an active member of the Main Street United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Her passion was cooking, reading and painting. She loved to make quilts and spending time at the beach with friends.

She is survived by her husband, Harry D. Sexton; one daughter, Susan J. Oliver of Petersburg; one son, William “Joey” Oliver of Montclair, Va.; four grandchildren, Luke Sigler, Samantha Green, Nicholas Romano and Noah Garcia; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Louis “Butch” Peck of Petersburg and David Lawrence Peck of Dale City, Va.; and one sister, Beth A. Lewis of Martinsburg, W.Va.

Funeral services are today (Tuesday), 11 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with the Rev. Nathan Epling officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Moomau Public Library, 18 Mt. View St., Petersburg, WV 26847.

Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

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