|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2006|
KEIRNS , Fern L. Keirns, 86, of Oklahoma City, OK (formerly of Cummings) loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2006 at the Grace Living Center, Del City, OK.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 13th, 2006 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert Ziegler, Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pardee Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cummings Christian Church building fund and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Fern was born February 8, 1919 in St. Joseph, MO to Thomas Edward and Mable Minnie Roberts, the youngest of five children. She was married to Gilbert L. Keirns on April 23, 1935. She and Gilbert were engaged in farming and livestock production their entire married life in the Pardee community. She was an active and hard working farm wife, working beside her husband as they toiled with the duties of operating the farm. She helped supplement the farm income by raising 300 laying hens and selling the eggs for many years. Her greatest joy was raising her children and attending their school activities. Her hobbies were gardening, tending the flowers around the yard and preparing good food and maintaining a tidy house for her family. She was in later years especially devoted to her poodle Rusty.
Preceding her in death was her husband on Aug. 13, 1985; her parents, sisters Geneieve Lesher and Blair Roberts, and her brothers Bill and Preston Roberts. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Etta Mae Keirns, Goodland, KS; her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Leroy Stutz, Oklahoma City, OK; three grandchildren; Bradley Keirns, Brian Stutz and Gregory Keirns; and seven great-grandchildren.
Gilbert Leroy Keirns (1911 - 1985)
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
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