Minnie G. Kerns, (nee Snyder), 84, of Lehigh Acres and formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. She was born March 1, 1928, in the Union Township of Lawrence County, Ohio.
She was a volunteer in the gift shop at Lehigh Regional Medical Center for 12 years and retired in January 2012.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, John L. Kerns Sr.; sons, John L. (Leigh Carothers) Jr. and Jeffrey A. (Nikki L.) Kerns; daughter, Dr. Bonnie (Richard L. Evans) Leberman-Evans; brother, Roy (Alberta) Snyder of Holopaw, Fla.; grandchildren, Greer, Trey and Addison, all of Atlanta, Ga., Alex and Chloe, and Heather L. Scottorosano; great-grandchildren, Robert, Ian and Ava, all of Lodi, Calif.; and several stepbrothers, a stepsister, nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Snyder and Mary Ruth Thacker Snyder.
A memorial service was held Aug. 18, 2012, at Hilliard Presbyterian Church in Hilliard, Ohio. Interment was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio.
Her family wishes to express their appreciation for the loving care and support provided to us and Minnie from the caregivers at Hope Hospice.