She was born October 22, 1950 to the late Maurice and Ruby (Dixon) Kessner.
She was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle Church and enjoyed attending T.O.P.S. meetings. She loved God, gardening, board games and spending time with family.
Surviving are her siblings, Betty Hilgenhold and Cindy White of Tell City, Jim Kessner of Grandciew and Connie Carter of Jacksonville, NC; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time at the fellowship hall.