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
residence.
  
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
survive.

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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