Gloria Jean Kernya, 62, of Canton, Ohio, formerly of Cadiz, Ohio, died Wednesday, November 02, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton. She was born April 26, 1949 in Cadiz, a daughter of the late William G. and Betty I. Smith Johnson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Dori Johnson Clark.

Friends may call Saturday, 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, 172 S. Main St., Cadiz, Ohio with Matilda Heavilin officiating. Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.