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Jerry Karnes, 73

Jerry Karnes, 73, of the Cane Valley community, died Friday, May 15, 2020 at 12:08 P.M. at Norton HealthCare in Louisville.

He was born July 6, 1946, in Adair County, to the late James and Marie Risen Karnes, a member of Cane Valley Christian Church, a retired truck driver and farmer.

Survivors include; his wife Janice DeSpain Karnes of Cane Valley; one son Eric Karnes of Columbia; one daughter Kim Grant of Columbia; two sisters Mary Sewell and her husband Bobby, Linda Daniels and her husband Lee all of Louisville; two grandchildren Hillary Karnes and Wyatt Grant; several other relatives and friends.

The graveside service was held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Haven Hill Cemetery with Bro. Gary Welker officiating which may be viewed on his obituary at

Burial followed the service

The family would appreciate a donation to the American Diabetes Association which can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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