Lena Ruth Gordon Kearns, 87, of Asheboro, NC, passed Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at Carillon Assisted Living. Funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro. Native of Randolph County, NC, born May 8, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Ernest Lee Gordon and Lillie Mae Hicks Gordon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter L. Kearns. Survived by her daughters, Brenda Kearns Brigman, of Asheboro, NC, Linda Kearns Richardson, of Savannah, GA; son, Lindley Charles Kearns and wife, Brenda, of Asheboro, NC; sister, Evelyn Lambeth, of Thomasville, NC; brother, Carl Gordon, of Thomasville, NC; grandchildren, Lynn Brigman, Eddie Brigman, Mitchell Brigman, Brenda Wall, Veronica Craven, Tonya Reyes, Paul Brigman, Doug Brigman, Dean Cox, Stephanie Witzens, Lura Booth, Sabrina Simmons; step grandchildren, Donna Mason, Tammy Swaney, Terry Richardson, Harold Richardson, Jr., Kevin Richardson; 28 great grandchildren, three step great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.
One sister: the late Emmogene Gordon Pearce married Hosea Pearce (Ansel Pearce & Mary Briles Line)
The other sister: Lois Gordon Summey married Calvin Summey. (Samuel Summey and Elsie Briles Line)