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Sarah Jean Prahl Kerns Deusenberry, 89, of Fairmont, passed away Monday (May 23, 2016) at Fitzwater's Assisted Living.
Sarah was born Aug. 9, 1926, a daughter of the late Paul and Beulah Prahl.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Nester Kerns and Clyde Deusenberry.
Sarah was a member of Hillview Baptist Church and a volunteer at the Soup Opera. She enjoyed cooking, especially apple dumplings and peanut butter fudge. She was a good Christian woman and a true servant to the community.
Mrs. Deusenberry is survived by her daughter, Lana Jimmie and her husband Charlie; her son, Tom Kerns and his wife Cindi; four grandchildren, Brian, Brandi, Tommy Jr. and Kerri; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Graffius; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, Sarah was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jeff and Michael; and 11 brothers and sisters.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter, Morgantown Regional Office, 1299 Pineview Drive, Suite 3, Morgantown, WV 26505.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Charles Lettrick officiating. A committal service will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on May 25, 2016
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