Kernie (Carter) Tomblin

December 17, 1944 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 77)


Kernie (Carter) Tomblin, 77, of Palestine WV, went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband of 50 years, Dewey Tomblin Jr. on Monday, June 6, 2022.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching the “Golden Girls”, and “Reba”, singing old fashioned hymns, enjoyed listening to music by Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty and her favorite songs were “Coal Miner’s Daughter” by Loretta Lynn and” Go Rest High” by Vince Gill.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents Boyd and Nora (Vanderpool) Carter; her mother and father-in-law Dewey Sr and Ora Tomblin; brothers and brothers-in-law Isaac Carter, William Carter, John Carter, Joe Isaac Tomblin, Columbus Workman, Roland Adams, Elden Tomblin, Clabe Tomblin, Andrew Tomblin, James Thompson and Chester Dyer; sisters and sisters- in- law Lucille Workman, Inez Carter, Vennie Tomblin, Tootsie Tomblin, Bernice Tomblin, Julie Tomblin, Lucinda Thompson, Sadie Dyer, Katie Tomblin and Blanche Tomblin; and son-in-law Elva Kelley.

She is survived by her children Dewey R Tomblin (Sandy), Nora Kelley, Regina Hallman (Leonard), Tonya Morrison (Terry), Jody Burnsworth (Russ) and Juanita Cope (Richard); grandchildren Josh, Chris, Meagan, Susie, Kari, Kenny Bub, KJ, Little Nora, Little Debbie Doo, Ricky, Jay, Jussie, Dani, Lexi, Gunner, Nicky, Holly Bear, Roland, Gabby Dew, C Bob; 8 bonus grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren; her sister Inis Adams (Roland); sisters-in-law Barb Carter (Ike) and Brenda Carter (John) and Flo Tomblin (Elden); brother-in-law Dennis Tomblin (Julie), several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 PM, Thursday June 9, 2022, at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth and Friday, June 10, 2022, 6 to 9 PM at Freeman Funeral Home. Services will be at 12:00pm Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Freeman Funeral Home. Interment will be at Carter Family Cemetery on Harts Creek.

Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.

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June 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Matheny Whited Funeral
448 Juliana Street
Elizabeth, WV 26143

June 10, 2022

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home, Inc.
220 Main Ave.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
June 11, 2022

12:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home, Inc.
220 Main Ave.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

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