Geneva J. Kernell, age 76, died Tuesday evening, October 8, 2013, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
She was born July 17, 1937, at Ozone, Arkansas, the daughter of Buna Sears. A resident of Fowler, Kansas, since 1974, she was a bookkeeper for Kernell Body Shop. In addition to her bookkeeper duties, she worked at the Minneola Nursing Home and Fowler Residential Care Center as a nurses aid and med aid.
She enjoyed reading, fishing, camping, music, and spending time with her family and friends.
In May, 1955, she married Calvin Kernell at Goodman, Missouri. He survives.
Other survivors include:
Her children, James Kernell
John Kernell and wife Julie of Dodge City, Kansas
Dave Kernell and wife Starla of Fowler, Kansas
Russ Kernell and wife Tina of Bradyville, Tennessee
Calivn Douglas Kernell of Topeka, Kansas
Teresa Smith and husband Mike of Antlers, Oklahoma
Two brothers, Lowell Sears of Vinita, Oklahoma
Billy Sears of Gladstone, Missouri
A sister, Nora Hutchinson of Butler, Missouri
Thirteen Grandchildren Twenty-Eight Great-Grandchildren Two Great-Great-Grandchildren
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Edgar Sears.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Residential Care Center in care of the funeral home.