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Mary Ann Kerns Bailey, 69, Russell Springs, KY (1953-2023)

Mary Ann Kerns Bailey of Russell Springs passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023, at her home. She was 69 years old.

The family chose care and cremation.

Mary Ann was born in Jamestown, KY on September 28, 1953, a daughter of the late Mallie (Guffey) and Luke Kerns.

She was a retired Police Dispatcher.

Mary Ann is survived by:
  • Her husband, Richard Bailey, of Russell Springs, KY.
  • A sister, Beulah Matzak (Sam), of Ft. Wayne, IN.
  • Three brothers, Lindsey Kerns (Shirley), David Kerns (Carol), both of Jamestown, KY, Kenneth Kerns (Vicki), of Peru, IN.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Mallie Kerns, three brothers J.D., Edmon, and Walter Kerns, a sister Shirley Kerns.

H.E. Pruitt is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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