Diane E. Kerns

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April 30, 1955 — Aug. 17, 2019

Diane E. Kerns, 64, of Wilson, died Saturday. A memorial funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, located at 2704 Nash St. N, Wilson.

Diane retired as a systems specialist with BB&T. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Diane loved her four dogs, Shelby, Seneca, Starkissed and Soldier. She loved going to the beach, especially Myrtle Beach, and enjoyed going to NASCAR races. Diane was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving are her son, Nicholas J. Vekris, and wife Boram of Wilson; her daughter, Carissa A. Carter, and husband Don of Bradenton, Florida; four grandchildren, John, Johanna, Kaitlyn, and D.J.; two brothers, Brett Rodman and wife Shannon and Dale Rodman and wife Leann, all of Springfield, Missouri; and her sister, Connie Harrison, of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Kerns; parents, Bill and Marian Thursby Rodman; and one brother, Bill Rodman Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Maggie Society, 802 Broad St. W, Wilson, NC 27893 or online at www.themaggiesociety.com.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to www.thomasyelverton.com.