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Edna Catherine Kerns

April 8, 2013
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Edna Catherine Kerns, 86, of Parkersburg, passed away April 6, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph's Campus.

She was born May 25, 1926, in Ritchie County, a daughter of the late Melvin and Jessie Haught Hannan.

She was a homemaker, and retired from the Wood County Board of Education after several years of service. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 14 Parkersburg, Parkersburg Womens Club, and was a member of Parkview United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Barbara L. Morris of Parkersburg; one son, David E. Kerns and wife, Anne, also of Parkersburg; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Edith Myers of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Kerns; a half-sister, Gladys Ocholtree; three brothers, Ronald, Robert and Leo Hannan; and one great-grandchild, David E. Kerns Rice.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Pastors Kenneth Nolan and Rick Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen North Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

A guestbook is available for sending online condolences to the family at



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