Barbara Ann Kerns



Barbara Ann Kerns, 74, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Conway, on Tuesday January 9, 2018. She was born on March 27, 1943 in Charles Town, West Virginia to the late Cecil C. Dawson and Eleanor Hill.

Along with her parents, Barbara is preceded in passing by her beloved husband, George Paul Kerns; her sister, Betty Jean Jenkins & her brother, Cecil "Chuck" Dawson, Jr.

Barbara will forever be remembered as having an overwhelming love for people, was an impeccable house keeper, fabulous cook with a passion for dining with friends and family, and for being a wonderful friend to all who had the honor of knowing her. Active member of Towne Baptist Church in Joppa, Maryland for many years where she made her second home.

Left to cherish Barbara's memory, are her daughters, Terri Ann Furlong and her husband Greg of Conway & Barbara Allison Kuzawinski of Joppa, Maryland; grandchildren, Brittany Lea, Bradley Allen, Corey Michael, & Bryan Walter; sister, Nancy Lee Canterbury and her husband Marshall of Princeton, West Virginia; as well as a large loving extended family and supportive friends.

A Celebration of Barbara's Life will be held in Maryland in the springtime. Those details will be announced when finalized.

At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers at this time, memorial contributions are asked to be made in Barbara's memory, as she was so giving, kind and whole hearted, to the charity of ones choice.

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Burroughs Funeral home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) has been entrusted to assist the family during this difficult time.