OBITUARY

Wanetta Faye Kerley

March 7, 1957July 8, 2018
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Wanetta Faye Kerley, 61, of Marengo passed away July 8, 2018 at her home. She was born March 7, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Julia E. Case and Robert (Wanda) Kerley. Wanetta enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and quilting. She was also active with her church and took part in Bible studies. Another passion of hers was Kerley’s Corner, a family genealogy endeavor. She would always look forward to her own birthday celebrations and the mostaccioli she always requested. She is survived by her mother, Julia E. Case; her siblings, Debra (Dennis) Goers, James (Lisa) Kerley, Virginia (Jim) Etherton, Rhonda Kerley; her aunt, June (Chuck) Walker; nieces and nephews, Melissa, Dwayne, Andy, Jeff, Airen, Andrew, James Jr., Jessica, Leeanna, Tony, and Billy; and her cousins, Denise, Amy and Amanda; and many great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Annetta; her brother, Kenneth; her father; and her Uncle Steve. There will be a visitation from 5 to 7pm on Friday, July 13 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo. There will be a memorial service at 7pm.

  • FAMILY

  • Julia E. Case, Mother
  • Debra (Dennis) Goers, Sister
  • James (Lisa) Kerley, Brother
  • Virginia (Jim) Etherton, Sister
  • Rhonda Kerley, Sister
  • June (Chuck) Walker, Aunt
  • Melissa, Dwayne, Andy, Jeff, Airen, Andrew, Nieces and nephews
  • James Jr., Jessica, Leeanna, Tony, Billy, Nieces and nephews
  • Denise, Amy, Amanda, Cousins
  • She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Annetta; her brother, Kenneth; her father, Robert; and her Uncle Steve.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, July 13, 2018
REMEMBERING

Wanetta Faye Kerley

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Judy Morton

July 13, 2018

Wanetta had a good heart an cared about others. I will always remember her kindness to me.

Pat Peterson

July 11, 2018

Remembering Wanetta fondly from our work with Walk to Emmaus. She was a wonderfully generous woman. Prayers to family and friends who are grieving. Surely all must have many dear memories.
Pat and Dick Peterson

Jan Stokes

July 11, 2018

Wanetta was always cheerful and pleasant to be around. She was extremely considerate and caring to others - even those she did not know. She was a most loving person to all. Wanetta will be missed greatly. May she have everlasting peace with her Savior.


Kevin Stebbins

July 10, 2018

Meeting Wanetta when I was part of the Walk to Emmaus community and getting to work with her when setting up for various parts of the walk at the host location.

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Biography

Wanetta Faye Kerley, 61, of Marengo passed away July 8, 2018 at her home.
She was born March 7, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Julia E. Case and Robert (Wanda) Kerley.
Wanetta enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and quilting. She was also active with her church and took part in Bible studies. Another passion of hers was Kerley’s Corner, a family genealogy endeavor. She would always look forward to her own birthday celebrations and the mostaccioli she always requested.
She is survived by her mother, Julia E. Case; her siblings, Debra (Dennis) Goers, James (Lisa) Kerley, Virginia (Jim) Etherton, Rhonda Kerley; her aunt, June (Chuck) Walker; nieces and nephews, Melissa, Dwayne, Andy, Jeff, Airen, Andrew, James Jr., Jessica, Leeanna, Tony, and Billy; and her cousins, Denise, Amy and Amanda; and many great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Annetta; her brother, Kenneth; her father; and her Uncle Steve.