Terry N. Kerns


Terry N. Sexton Kerns, age 67, of Chester, PA, formerly of Elon, NC, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Terry graduated from Western Alamance High School, and received an Associate’s Degree from Sand Hill Community College. She was employed with Paoli Hospital in the emergency room registration and financial counseling.

Terry was a talented seamstress who owned Loose Thread Creations.  She was known for teaching sewing and selling her beautiful pieces around the state. She won national awards at state conferences. Terry loved animals. She enjoyed bird watching, feeding squirrels and was known for rescuing many cats.

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Daugher of the late Thomas N. Sexton


Husband of 32 years: Rick Kerns

Son: Tom (Dani) Canada

Daughter: Shannon Canada

Mother: Martha Sexton

Sister: Kathy Cobb

Brother: Tom Sexton

Grandchildren: Austin Sarmento and Jessica, Stacia Hoopes, Chantel Braithwaite, Jared, Taylor, Clayton, Nate and Josh Canada

Step-son: Jonathan Kerns

Great-Grandson: Jayden Sarmento

Best Friend and Companion: Kathleen Curren Richards

Also survived by nieces and nephews


Services and Interment will be private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Forgotten Cats, Inc., Suite 422, 4023 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807.