Stanley Glenn Kerr, Sr. , 84, of Pearisburg departed this life Monday morning at his home. Born at Goodwins Ferry in Giles County on March 14, 1924 he was a son of the late Emmitt Glenn and Cynthia Lois Bowyer Kerr. He was employed at the Celanese Celco Plant for over 44 years, was a veteran of the U S Army in WW II, was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg, was a 50 year member of Eggleston Lodge No. 309 AF&AM, and was a life member of VFW Post 1184 in Pulaski. A sister, Evelyn Ramsey Dowdy preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 59 years “Boots” Beulah Jones Kerr; a son and daughter-in-law Stanley Glenn, Jr. and Stonna Kerr of Pearisburg; a granddaughter Danielle Kerr of Pearisburg and her fiancée Michael Bell and faithful and good neighbors who have helped so much during Stanley’s illness, Don Lucas and Carol Madero.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 PM in the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg with The Rev. Fred Austin and The Rev. Vince MacIsaac officiating with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke, Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Eggleston Lodge will conduct Masonic rites at the funeral home at 8 PM Wednesday and VFW Post 1184, Pulaski, will conduct military rites at the graveside. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com