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 Kathleen <I>Newby</I> Kearns

Kathleen Newby Kearns

Birth
Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 90)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 103781334 · View Source
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Kathleen Newby Kearns, age 90, died January 18, 2013 in Columbus, OH.

Mother, wife, sister and beloved friend, she is preceded by her husband Grover S. Kearns, a decorated WWII veteran, and her sisters Elizabeth Saylor and Marilyn McAlister. She was born September 18, 1922 to Oscar Taylor and Jessie Tudor Newby (deceased) in Madison County, KY.

She is survived by her children Priscilla Faye Sprengeler of Columbus, OH and Grover "Sandy" Kearns of St. Petersburg, FL, – four grandchildren – Stuart Kearns (Cindy), Jennifer Hazzard (Todd), Kenneth Gutmann (fiancée Libby) and Kathy Lewis (Jack) – fifteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Also by one brother Claude Newby (Lida), and four sisters – Ellen Garrison, Ruth Hall (Charles), Lee Peters and Shirley Wilder (Don).

Kathleen grew up in Valley View, KY and graduated from Newby High School. She worked at Bluegrass Ordnance Depot in Richmond and with her husband at their business, Fayette Glass Co., in Lexington before moving to Prescott, AZ where she began working for the Social Security Administration where she continued after returning to Richmond and retired after 30 years of service. She was active in the community, was a member of the Richmond Women's Club, a member of Big Hill Avenue Christian and Madison Hills Christian Church in Richmond and more recently North Park Church in Westerfield, OH.

Visitation will be held at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home in Richmond, KY until the funeral service.

Graveside services will follow at the Richmond Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stuart Kearns, Kenneth Gutmann, Chuck Hall, Allen Newby, Michael Newby, Jay Scott Newby, Brent Garrison, John Peters, Frank Wilder, and Steve Wilder.

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home
1110 Barnes Mill Road
P. O. Box 596
Richmond, KY, Kentucky 40475 1/18/2013


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  • Created by: Althea
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781334
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kathleen Newby Kearns (18 Sep 1922–18 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781334, citing Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Althea (contributor 46800818) .