Jeanne Kern, 79, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James and Maude (Snyder) Hump-hries, was born on March 15, 1929, at Branson, Mo. She died Feb. 4, 2009, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem.
Jeanne was united in marriage to Elwin Jay Kern on Aug. 12, 1950, at Springfield, Mo.
She worked many jobs throughout her life and she was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by: husband, Elwin Jay Kern of Salem; two sons, Donald A. Kern of Wichita, Kan., and Daniel E. Kern of Salem; one daughter, Carol J. Kern of Las Vegas, Nev.; one grandson, John H. Kern of Las Vegas; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her son, Hugh J. Kern; and her parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem.
Memorials preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.