The following obituary just happened to be on the same page as the obit of one of my wife's uncles.
NOTE: We are NOT related to the following and have NO additional informantion.
Mrs. Earl Kearns Is Dead At 62
Mrs. Florence Velon (Peggy) Kearns, 62, of 602 Denny St., widow of Earl Kearns, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday in High Point Memorial Hospital. She had been in declining health several years and a patient in the hospital fours weeks. Mrs. Kearns was born in Ran- dolph County March 25, 1905, a daugher of Isaac Franklin and Annie Lassiter Kearns. In 1926 she was married to Earl Kerns, who died Jan 10, 1960. She had been a resident of High Point since 1926, comming here from Randolph County. She taught school in Randolph and Montgomery counties and was a former employee of Adams- Mills Corp. She was a member of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Wima Lain of 404 Shady Lane, three grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Earl Shaw of Asheboro. Funeral arrangements are in- complete. The body is at Se- chrest Funeral Home, and the family will be at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Wilma Lain, 404 Shady Lane.