Donna Gail (Tobler) Kerns

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Memorial service for Donna Gail (Tobler) Kerns, 66, of Spiro, Oklahoma will be at 11:00 am on March 5, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Spiro, Oklahoma.

Donna was born on June 30, 1953 in McAlester, Oklahoma to Mavis Christine (Boyd) Tobler and Enie Tobler, Jr. and passed away on March 1, 2020 in Spiro, Oklahoma. She was married to David Lynn Kerns on June 28, 1975 in Spiro, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Ennie Tobler, Sr., Bertha Hazel (Crestman) Tobler, Walter Samuel Boyd, and Janie Josephine (Hickman) Boyd.

Donna was a lifelong member of Spiro First Baptist Church. She graduated from Spiro High School in 1971. Mrs. Kerns started her teaching career at the Spiro Vo-Tech, then later taught for Spiro Public Schools from 1981-2006. After retiring from Spiro Schools, she had the joy of being Nonna to all four grandchildren until they reached school age. After that, she enjoyed working for Sallisaw DHS for a few years.

She enjoyed traveling the country with David, snow ski trips with her family, reading, crocheting, and cross stitching, but her most treasured time was spent with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, David Lynn Kerns; son, Garon Kerns and wife, Janelle; daughter, Kristin Perdue; brother, Enie Tobler III; parents Enie, Jr., and Mavis Tobler; grandchildren Tori Kerns, Jaxon Perdue, Emma Perdue, and Adrion Kerns; and numerous other relatives and loved ones.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Judy Parker, Ann Nelson, Beverly Fisher, Tammy Webb, Rhonda James, Rhonda McClure, Suzanne Williams, June Ann Darneal, and Nancy Harper, Sister, Cousins are Gloria Cherry, Gena Stoll, Lisa McGehee, Annette Moreland, and Camille Smith.

There will be no viewing, but the family will greet family and friends on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 5:00pm- 7:00pm at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro, Oklahoma.

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Mallory-Martin Funeral Home

PO Box 530 / 112 North Main Street

Spiro,Oklahoma 74959

918-962-2555ph  918-962-5496fx

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