R.V. Bare Kerley

Published 10:32 am Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Mrs. R.V. Bare Kerley, 93, of Salisbury, died on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Davie Nursing and Rehabilitation, Mocksville.

Born March 23, 1928 in Wilkes County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Bare and Ethel Church Bare.

She was educated in the Ashe County schools. Mrs. Kerley was employed by Fiber Industries/Celanese for 21 years before retiring. She was a member of Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by: her first husband, John Britt Osborne; her second husband, Jack Kerley; son, Wade Osborne Sr., sisters, Clara Bostian and Pauline Basinger; brothers, Wayne Bare and Dallas Bare

Survivors: a son, Edgar Osborne and wife Rebecca of Cooleemee; grandchildren, Wade Osborne Jr., Britt Osborne (Liz Warner), Matthew Osborne, Emily Dyson; great-grandchildren, Kassidie McDaniel, Ty Dyson, Riggins Osborne, Matty Warner, and Cole Warner; special niece, Debra Upright and husband Clyde.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 25 at Sherrills Ford Road Baptist Church followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. with the Rev. David Smith, minister of Needmore Baptist Church, and Johnny Brown, officiating. Burial will follow at Sherrills Ford Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials: Sherrills Ford Road Baptist, 6455 Sherrills Ford Rd., Salisbury, 28147; or Trinity Baptist, 2722 US 601 S., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.summersettfuneralhome.com.