SPRINGFIELD – W. Jean Kern, 86, of Springfield died at 1:39 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 12, 1923, the daughter of
Charles W. and Jane Wheeler Meeks. She married Simon Kern; he preceded her in death. She later married James Harrison; he also preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ernestine Harrison.
She was a Springfield area resident for most of her life. She worked for Sangamo Electric, Illinois Secretary of State and was a farmer’s wife. She was a member of Farmingdale Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Pleasant Plains High School.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery.
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