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Dwight Kerns, 68, Jamestown, KY (1953-2022)

Dwight Kerns of Jamestown passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, in Russell Springs, KY. He was 68 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmCT on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Phillip Miller officiating.

Friends may visit on Sunday from 11amCT until time of service at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel.

The family asks that anyone attending visitation and funeral please wear a mask.

Dwight was born in Russell Springs, KY on April 22, 1953, a son of the late Lois (Hill) and Forest Kerns.

He served in the U.S. Marines and later worked in construction.

He was the husband of Bonnie (Owens) Kerns of Jamestown, KY.

Dwight is also survived by:
  • A daughter, Tanya, wife of Troy Moore, of Russell Springs, KY;
  • A son, Eric, husband of Trena Kerns, of Somerset, KY;
  • Two sisters, Shirley Wilson, of Russell Springs, KY; Loretta Smith, of Jamestown, KY.
  • Three brothers, Fred Kerns, of Columbia, KY; Joe Kerns, of Russell Springs, KY; Paul Kerns, of Russell Springs, KY;
  • Four grandchildren: Allison Kerns, Grant Kerns, Jessica Renfro, and Jeron Moore
  • A great grandson Eastin Moore
  • A host of nieces, nephews, and friends
He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers Albert, Barney, and Ricky Kerns, 2 sisters Jenny Kerns and Jeanette Doss.

The family extends a special thank you to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

H.E. Pruitt is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Dwight Kerns, 68, Jamestown, KY (1953-2022)

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