Farming Rural 13

Jeffery Wayne Kerney

April 4, 1954 ~ June 24, 2019 (age 65)


Jeffery Wayne Kerney, age 65, of Eidson, went to meet his savior on Monday, June 24, 2019 with family by his side.  Jeff served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation mechanic.  He was honorably discharged after 4 years of exceptional service.  Jeff worked in various positions throughout the years including tobacco farmer, factory foreman and diesel mechanic.  Jeff accepted Christ as his personal savior at a young age and was a member of Wallen’s Bend Missionary Baptist Church.  Jeff was preceded in death by his grandson, Jaren Kerney; father, Verlin Kerney; sister, Kathy Foster and brothers, Danny Guinn & Kenneth Guinn

He is survived by;

Wife; Wanda Kerney

Sons; Jody (Marsha) Kerney, Tim Kerney and Edward Kerney

Daughter; Crystal (Luke) Rogers and Caitlin Kerney

Grandchildren; Christopher, Adren, Seth, Landon, Taylah, Clarissa, Bentley and Jaxton

Several nieces and nephews

Brothers; Calvin Guinn and Timmy Guinn

Sister; Donna Belt

A host of family and friends who cared very deeply for him


Funeral services will be held at 8 P.M. on Thursday, June 27 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel

Bro. Luke Rogers, Bro. Thomas Rogers & Bro. Mark Rogers officiating

Special music will be provided by The Willing Trio

Interment, with military honors, will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, June 28, 2019 in the Mountain Home Veterans Cemetery in Johnson City

Serving as pallbearers will be Christopher Rogers, Landon Rogers, Seth Kerney, Matthew Rogers, Adam Green & Anthony Price

Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Wilmer Delph

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements


June 27, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
June 27, 2019

8:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

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