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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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