Verylnn Kernen, 78, of Beallsville, Ohio died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in Highland Oaks Rehabilitation Center, McConnelsville, Ohio.

She was born October 1, 1939 in St. Mary’s WV, a daughter of the late Clyde and Clara Robinson Reed. Verylnn was member of East Surnsbury Baptist Church near Beallsville. For many years she was a featured columnist in both the Monroe County Beacon and the Barnesville Enterprise.

In addition to her parents, Verylnn was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Delbert “Sonny” Kernen, Sr. in 2014.

Surviving are three sons, James Delbert (Kim) Kernen, Jr. and Scott Allen (Tammy) Kernen, both of Beallsville, and Eric Vance (Chris) Kernen of Jerusalem; seven grandchildren, J D (Eliza), Cody (Ashley), Kayla (Bruce), Skylar, Dylan, Seonna, and Jared; three great- grandchildren, Aaliyah, Klaira, and Quintin.

Visitation Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment follows in Beallsville Cemetery.

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