Dortha M. Kern (Fulford) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, passed away on October 23, 2016. She was born in Dublin, TX, on November 16, 1924. Dortha was married to her dearly beloved husband, Jack P. Kern, for 61 years. She had a passion for sewing and crafting and enjoyed traveling with Jack, but above all loved and cherished her time as a mother and grandmother. Dortha was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, and son, Larry J. Kern. She is survived by her son, Jerry P. Kern (Cristie); daughter, Teri L. Talton (Richard); daughter-in-law, Betty Kern; grandchildren, John Kern, Joe Kern, Jesse Kern, Kim Kern, Joel Kern, Christopher Kern, Jason Talton, Amie Talton, and many great grandchildren.