Marion M. Kern 1936-2018

NEWTON FALLS — Marion M. Kern, 81, of Newton Falls, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at the Country Club and Rehabilitation Center in Newton Falls.

She was born April 2, 1936, in Newell, W.Va., a daughter of Arthur and Edith Bailey Parrish.

Survivors include sons, David Thornberry of Austin, Texas, and Rusty Thornberry of Raleigh, N.C.; daughters, Judie Norris of Newell, W.Va., and Helen Gould of Newton Falls; brother, Howard Parrish of New Cumberland, W.Va.; sister, Grace Kourpas of Chester, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leslie Thornberry; her second husband, Clifford Kern; one brother; and two sisters.

Calling hours will be 3 to 5 p.m., with 5 p.m. services to follow, Friday at Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls.