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Loraine Short (Granny) Kerr, Kettle Creek, KY (d. Oct. 1, 2011)

She was the matriarch of a very large family with many strong family ties in Cumberland County, KY, and Clay County, Tennessee
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Mrs. Loraine Short "Granny" Kerr, age 87, of the Kettle Creek Community. in Cumberland Co., Ky. passed away on Saturday October 1, 2011 at the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Loraine Kerr will be conducted on Thursday October 6, 2011 at 10amCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY. with burial to follow in the Shorts Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is after 5pmCT on Wednesday until the service time on Thursday.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her children, Jackie L. Kerr of Kettle, KY: Bobby Lee Kerr of Celina, TN; Johnny Clark Kerr of Celina, TN; James Edward Kerr of Kettle, KY; William Thomas Kerr of Celina, TN; Evelyn Martin Finley of Celina, TN; Barbara Ann Branham of Tompkinsville, KY; and Elizabeth Ann Kerr of Celina, TN

  • Her sister: Eldarine Chapman of Indianapolis, IN

  • Several grandchildren

  • Several great-grandchildren

  • Several great-great grandchildren
Professional Services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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Loraine Short (Granny) Kerr, Kettle Creek, KY (d. Oct. 1, 2011)

2011-10-05 - 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.
Loraine Short (Granny) Kerr, Kettle Creek, KY (d. Oct. 1, 2011)

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