Coral Sue Kerns

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Coral Sue Kerns, of Loveland, passed away at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Hospice of Cincinnati surrounded by her family.

She was born in Bellefontaine on May 1, 1957, to Robert E. and Shirley J. McPherson, who survive. She is also survived by her husband, John B. Kerns, whom she married Aug. 21, 1976; two children, John Wesley (Abby) Kerns and Shawn M. Kerns; three grandchildren, Sawyer, Harper and Miles Kerns; one brother, Steve (Beth) McPherson; and two sisters, Debbie Butler and Linda (Greg) Linville.

Coral was a 1975 graduate of Bellefontaine High School whose career path led her to supporting others for more than 20 years with the Logan County and then the Clermont County boards of developmental disabilities.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved playing cards and other games as well as doing puzzles with family. When free time allowed, she loved cooking, travelling and the theater, as well as singing and playing the piano. Above all she was the most amazing wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, niece, aunt, cousin and friend to all who knew her.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine. Pastor Robert Starnes officiates a funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Gretna Brethren Church, 1564 S. Township Road 46, Bellefontaine. Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 1851 W. State Route 47m Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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