Memorial services for Mr. Edward Alton “Al” Kernea, 66, of
South Port, Florida, will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Saturday,
June 19, 2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Interment of cremains with full military
honors will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the
Stone community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 P.M. until
time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010, at his
He was born October 17, 1943, in Chattanooga, TN, to the
late Doyle Kernea and Erdice Kernea. He was a self-
employed screen printer, and of the Methodist faith. He served
in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Nathan Alton Kernea, whose mother is Cindy Kernea.
Survivors include 1 Son: Chris (Fran) Kernea of South Port,
FL, and his mother, Ann Kernea; 2 Grandchildren: Jessica
and Landon Kernea; 2 Brothers: Ray (Frances) Kernea of
Birmingham, AL, and Bob (Myra) Kernea of Cookeville, TN; 1
Sister: Elaine (Bill) Keary of Ellicot City, Maryland; and his
Special Friend: Jami Grisby. Several nieces and nephews also
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Kernea family by contacting the funeral home.
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