Barbara Susan “Susie” Kerns, 75, of Romney, passed away Sunday, November 12th at the Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland. Born March 16, 1942 in Springfield, WV, she was the daughter of the late Harley T. and Bertie “Floe” (Hartman) Everett. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Charles E. Everett and the father of her children, Charles B. Ricewick.
Susie is survived by her husband, Harry H. Kerns. Her children; Allen B. Ricewick and wife Alice of Severn, MD and Trina Ricewick Wimer and husband Gary of Petersburg. A brother; Robert E. “Skeets” Everett and wife Barbara of Springfield. A sister; Willa M. Livingood of Romney. Six grandchildren; Katie, Sean, Ashlyn, Jacob, Marissa, and Gunner. Three great grandchildren; Blake, Addison, and Savannah. Special niece; Sandy Hines. She is also survived by special friends; Wanda Kidwell, Jeff Landis, and Lydia Dennison as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Susie was born and raised in Springfield, WV. She attended the Springfield Assembly of God and then Poland Hollow Assembly of God. She and Harry were married on June 21, 2002. In later years, they moved to Romney where she was an associate with the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jersey Mountain Rd. Susie enjoyed music and played the piano in church. She loved to sing and it didn’t matter if she was alone or in a group. Susie was an excellent cook and will surely be missed by many.
Friends will be received Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Brian Kidwell officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Romney.
Please direct inquiries to Shaffer Funeral Home, 304.822.3511