Tonya LeAnn Kerr
Tonya LeAnn Kerr, 22, of Nevada, passed from this life on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Tonya was born on Oct. 9, 1994, in Nevada to Paul Thomas Kerr and Lisa Ann (Harth) Thurman.
Tonya grew up in the Nevada and Fort Scott, Kan., areas. She became disabled at the age of six following an automobile accident.
Survivors include her father, Paul Kerr, Whitewood, S.D.; step-father, Dale Thurman, Oswego, Kan.; grandfather, Donald Bohm, Whitewood, S.D.; grandmother, Pamela Harth, Nevada; aunt and uncle, Ray and Angela Proctor, of the home in Nevada; uncle, Michael Harth, Nevada; aunts, Cindy Brown, Joplin; Debbie and Tom Gray, Lee's Summit, Mo., Shelley Bowers, Stantonsburg, N.C., Christina and Jason Coffield, Whitewood, S.D.; and uncle, Joseph and Jamie Bohm, Fourche, S.D.; and numerous other aunts and uncles in South Dakota as well as several cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother Lisa Ann Thurman, Feb 9, 2001, and her grandfather, Dean Harth.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 18, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with the Rev. Mark Mitchell officiating. A private family committal will follow in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield.