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Jackie Kerns

April 2, 1941 — February 15, 2020

Jackie Marie Kerns (Beaty), daughter of Lino and Jane(Williams) Beaty, was born April 2,1941 in Nowata County, Oklahoma and departed this life on February 15, 2020 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 78 years, 10 months and 13 days.

Jackie loved life and loved her family, spending time with her grand babies gave her the greatest joy. She was devout in her faith and always attended church functions and bible studies. Jackie was involved in relay for life as well as the Alzheimer’s relays. She spent her free time doing crossword puzzles, playing games on her tablet and watching her soaps she also looked forward to family vacations. Jackie loved baking and her specialty were her peanut butter cookies which, was a recipe that was passed down to her. She also enjoyed and tried to attend all her grandchildren’s school and sports functions. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother; Ralph Beaty and sister; Mary Heckard.

She is survived by a loving family which includes her daughters April Harless and husband Brian of Tahlequah, OK and Debbie Mabry and husband Dan of El Segundo, CA, sister; Rdella Benning of Tahlequah, OK, brothers; Leon Beaty of Jarrell, TX and Lou Wedding of Tahlequah, OK, grandchildren; Haley Harless, Taylor Harless, Timothy Mabry and Joshua Mabry. Several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive her.

In lieu of flowers make donations to Exciting Southeast Baptist Church building fund or American Cancer Society.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

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Exciting Southeast Baptist Church


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