Nancy S. Kerns

Nancy Spitler Kerns, 71, of Gore, VA died on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her home.

Nancy was born on January 5, 1948, in Richmond, VA, was raised by her grandparents, the late Lena Mae Vance Spitler and William Lee Spitler. She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Gore, VA. Nancy’s generous heart & love of animals was well known. Her cat Paris, goats and chickens brought her much joy. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew & loved her.

Nancy married Albert L. “Pete” Kerns on November 14, 1963.

Surviving with her husband of 56 years is a daughter Katrina K. Meade and her partner Richard Myers of Bentonville, VA; two grandchildren: Sarah Myers of Bentonville, VA and Matthew Myers of Norfolk, VA.

A celebration of Nancy’s life was held at Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, WV on Sunday. Pastor Dennis Elsea officiated. A private inurnment was held in the Fairview Cemetery near Gore, VA.

Kindly omit flowers, consider making memorial contributions to the Gore Fire and Rescue, PO Box 146, Gore, VA 22637.

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