Karla Kay Kern

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Karla Kay Kern, 70, of Friendswood, TX passed from this world on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Karla was born July 12, 1946 in Houston, TX, attended South Houston High School, and was a resident of Friendswood, TX. She worked as an administrative assistant for Brance-Krachy Co, Inc. in Houston, TX, and she attended First Church of Pearland in Pearland, TX.

Karla was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Wilson, her parents, Boots and Margaret Leach, her brother Robert Leach, and her niece Lynette Lang.

Karla is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Krista and Kelly Killman of Rogers, AR, her sister, Gail Lang of Houston, TX, her cousin, Tommy Leach of Houston, TX, her cousin, Betty Jean Philo of Webster, TX, her cousin, Jimmy Beetz of Santa Fe, TX, her cousin, Jerry Beetz of Manvel, TX, her cousin, Jay Pierson of Houston, TX, her cousin, Lynn Smith of Austin, TX, grandchildren, Jordan and Kassidy Killman of Rogers, AR, and great-grandchild Atticus Killman; and many other relatives and cherished friends.

Karla loved her church, working crossword puzzles, attending concerts, and being with family, friends and her precious pets. She was an advocate for the humane treatment of animals, and donated to numerous charities over the years.

Visitation with the family was held Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Church Pearland, 1850 E. Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581 with Pastor C.J. Walea and Pastor Barclay Barnett officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, TX.

Memorial gifts in Karla’s memory may be made to the local or national humane society of your choice.

Condolences may be sent to the Kern family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.

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