Mr. Jim Kerns, age 68 of Harriman, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Kerns was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Rockwood and a U.S. Vietnam Army Veteran of the 101st Airborne Division. Mr. Kerns is preceded in death by his parents, James Stanley, Sr. and Peggy Joyce Bearden Kerns; mother-in-law, Frances Chamberlain; nephew, Tim Hicks.
Wife: Vicki Chamberlain Kerns of Harriman, TN
Brother: Michael Kerns of Rockwood, TN
Sister: Darlene Brady of Rockwood, TN
The family will receive friends on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 PM from Evans Mortuary. The Funeral Service will follow from the Chapel at 1:00 PM with Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Interment and Burial services will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard and U.S. Army Honors. The family requests Memorial contributions be sent to National Lung Association, One Vantage Way, Suite D-220, Nashville, TN 37228 or the Disabled Veterans of America, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Jim Kerns.