Treva Nell Kerns

Graveside services for Treva Nell Kerns, of Sulphur, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 23, at Oaklawn Cemetery in Wynnewood, officiated by Rev. Bill Leveridge. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur. Born November 11, 1938 in Sulphur, to Leonard and Nellie Naomi (Parker) Monger, she passed away Thursday, July 19, in McAlester, at the age of 79 years, 8 months and 8 days. She married Gary Kerns in Durant, on June 29, 1978. She had lived in this area all of her life where she graduated from Sulphur High School in 1957. She had worked at the hospital, at an upholstery shop, and various other jobs, before working as a legal secretary for Reed-Hurst-McNeil Law Firm. She attended the First Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Jean Basile; stepson, James Edward Kerns and daughter-in-law, Teresa Diane Bowen. She is survived by her husband, Gary Kerns, of Sulphur; a daughter and son-in-law,Twilah Monroe and Jeffrey, of McAlester; one son, James “Tony” Bowen, of Sulphur; five grandchildren, Rylee Monroe, Presley Monroe, Kimberly Watson, Nicole Tubbs and April Maxon. Online condolences may be sent to

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