Meadville Tribune

January 26, 2014

Donnalee Keesling Peterson

Meadville Tribune

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — Donnalee Keesling Peterson, 86, of Hedgesville, W.Va. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Heartland in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born on April 28, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Harold Charles Sr. and Frances Ozetta Sweem Keesling.

She was a member of the Family Life Church of God, was a lay minister and evangelist, author and often choir director and soloist at her churches.

  She is survived by her husband, Harvey Wayne Peterson, at home; one son, Gary W. Peterson, Gettysburg; three daughters, Lynn C. Peterson, Martinsburg, W.Va., Jeannette A. Lewis, Hedgesville, and Beth E. Peterson, Martinsburg, W.Va.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother; and three sisters.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, 327 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. with Rev. Carl Runyon officiating. Interment will be private. A meal will be provided following the service.

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