Kelly Ann (Watkins) Bernia, age 54 of Fremont & formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away on Sunday evening, December 29, 2019 at Mercy Health Mercy Campus in Muskegon. She was born on June 22, 1965 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Donald P. & Sandra L. (Northway) Watkins, Sr. Kelly graduated from Creston High School in 1983. She was currently an Assistant Manager for Walmart in Fremont, where she has been employed for many years. Kelly is survived by 4 children: Trevor Bernia, Travis Bernia, and twins Terrah Bernia & Taylor Bernia; 3 grandchildren: Logan, Maci, & Noah; her mother, Sandra Watkins; 1 brother, Donald “DJ” P. Watkins, Jr.; and 1 sister, Tricia (Randy) Karnes. She is also survived by her beloved dog, Bella. Kelly was preceded in death by her father, Donald P. Watkins, Sr. in 1999. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Jasperse officiating. Interment will be at Fairplains Cemetery in Grand Rapids. Visitation will also be at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Thursday. Suggested Memorial: Gift of Life – Michigan. You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com. Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.
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