Peaceful 06

Helen V. (Dolby) Kifer

July 10, 1943 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 78)


Helen Virginia Kifer, age 78, of Moorefield, WV passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at her home.  She was born on July 10, 1943 in Manassas, Virginia and was a daughter of the late Walter Carlos Dolby and Mattie Elizabeth (Delp) Dolby. 

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, James Kifer in 2012; one son, Edward Alben Kifer; two sisters, Mildred Ann Mullins and Mattie Mae Jackson; one infant granddaughter, Sherie Renee Pratt.

Helen is survived by one daughter, Helen Teresa Kifer of Moorefield, WV; two sons, Jimmy (Shannon) Kifer of Old Fields, WV and Doug Dolby of Moorefield, WV; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two sisters, Janet (Jimmy) Osborne of Dallas, NC and Rita (Billy) Mullins of Pound, VA; one brother, Walter C. (Karen) Dolby  of Middletown, VA and numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend Kathy Roop.

Helen was employed by the former Raygold Industries and retired from Hester’s Industries after 27 years.   She was a member of Harper’s Chapel Brethren Church. Helen’s greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be Friday, April 1, 2022 at 11 AM in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Shannon Earle officiating.  Burial will be in the Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, WV.

 Memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Helen T. Kifer, 1583 Lost River State Park Road, Moorefield, WV 26836.










March 31, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
April 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

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