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Elva Kerns, 89

Elva Kerns, 89, 2752 Russell Springs Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2005, at 2:03 p.m., at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY, after an illness.

The funeral service will be Sunday, April 3, 2005, at 1:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Rev. Garnett Hammond officiating.

Mrs. Kerns was a member of Freedom Separate Baptist Church and was retired from General Electric in Louisville, KY.

She was the daughter of the late Lum and Montra Bryant Dixon of Adair County, KY.

She was the widow of William Ernest "Billy" Kerns, who preceded her in death on September 9, 1989.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son: John Kerns, Russell Springs, KY
  • Two daughters: Helen Henry, Louisville, KY; and Annie Rough, Louisville, KY
  • Seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by these brothers and sisters: James Dixon, Opal Dial, Henry Dixon, and Frances Coomer.

Interment will be in Haven Hill Cemetery.

The family requests visitation after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

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