Catherine E. Kerford, 102, St. Joseph, MO

Published 08/26 2014 09:38AM

Updated 08/26 2014 09:43AM

Catherine E. Kerford, 102, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, August 22, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born March 12, 1912 to William Elijah and Angie (Matthews) Kerford in St. Joseph, Missouri.

She taught for numerous years in the St. Joseph School District and was a longtime member of Christ Episcopal Church. In her younger years she was active in sports and enjoyed watching them in her later years. She also loved spending time with her family.

Being very independent, Miss Kerford continued to care for her home and yard, even driving until recently.

Miss Kerford was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Edmonia, Doris and Angie Kerford; and one brother, Matthew Kerford.

Survivors: cousins, Mark and Karen Kerford; and her beloved Pomeranian, Tina.

Graveside Services & Interment:  3:00 P.M. Monday, Ashland Cemetery.

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