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Alma Sutton Kernodle

December 16, 1923 — June 23, 2024

Lexington

Alma Christine Sutton Kernodle, 100 years old, passed away at Hinkle Hospice House on Sunday, June 23, 2024. She was born on December 16, 1923 to the late John William Sutton and Lydia Elizabeth Loy Sutton and was the wife of the late Leonard H. Kernodle. 

Alma was a native of Alamance County, a life-long resident of Elon, North Carolina and a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Gibsonville. She was an avid reader and enjoyed walking, gardening and trips to the beach. She was also known for her famous chicken salad, a favorite among friends and family.

She is survived by her daughters, Donna Kernodle (Jerry Word) of Clemmons, and Marie Kernodle of Lexington, granddaughter, Meghan Forrest (Tyler) and great-grandson, Luke, all of Lexington. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard H. Kernodle, her parents, John William Sutton and Lydia Elizabeth Loy Sutton, brothers, Edgar Sutton, Melvin Sutton, Boyd Sutton, and sisters Ruby Freshwater, and Pauline Tatum. 

The funeral service will be Friday, June 28th at Lowe’s Funeral Home at 2:00 pm with visitation preceding the service at 12:45 pm. At other times, the family will receive visitors at 702 Hilltop Drive in Lexington. 

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Gibsonville, 221 Piedmont Avenue, Gibsonville, NC 27249 or Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.

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Visitation

Friday, June 28, 2024

12:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Celebration of Life

Friday, June 28, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Interment

Friday, June 28, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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