Geneva (Gaunce) Kearns

Born: Wed., Jun. 21, 1922
Died: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Location: Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:30 AM Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Location: Carlisle Cemetery Chapel

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Geneva Gaunce Kearns, 97, wife of the late Homer Allen Kearns, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home.

Born June 21, 1922 in Nicholas County to the late Oscar Gratton & Lidia Myrtle Owings Gaunce, she was a former employee of Clay Seed and a devoted homemaker, who loved canning, cooking and keeping a spotless house. She attended East Union and Stoney Creek Christian Churches.

Surviving are a son, Marion Kearns, and a daughter, Wilma (Danny) Cleaver.

Also preceding her in death were 2 brothers, Lovell "Shoate" & Tom Gaunce, and 5 sisters, Della Dye, Ethel Hunt, Lutie Shields, Mary Towles and Nellie Wilson.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 A.M. Monday, November 11, 2019 in the Carlisle Cemetery Chapel by Bro. Jack Harney with burial to follow.

Casketbearers will be her family and friends.

Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Monday at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home.

Charitable donations may be made in Geneva's memory to the following organizations:

Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home Activities Fund
2323 Concrete Road, Carlisle, KY 40311
Tel: 859-289-3492

Stoney Creek Christian Church
c/o Fred Allen Tolson, 1652 Barterville Road, Carlisle, KY 40311

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Mary Bowling McKinley
   Posted Sat November 09, 2019
Dear Wilma,
I am so very sorry about your precious mother
You and all your family will be in our prayers
Mary Bowling McKinley

Patricia Eldridge
   Posted Sun November 10, 2019
Wilma, Sorry to hear about your mommy, Prayers for you all. Patricia Eldridge

Dollie Jones Young
   Posted Tue November 12, 2019
Wilma, I am so sorry to read of your mothers passing. I know you will miss her as I miss my mom. She had a long and good life of which you can be thankful. May God bless you and your family with comfort at this time of sorrow. Dollie Kay

Dana Stipp
   Posted Sat November 16, 2019
She was always so nice to me, I just want to offer condolences, prayers for comfort.

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