Jaramy Karns dies in Kentucky | SummitDaily.com

Jaramy Karns dies in Kentucky

Jaramy Karns

Jaramy Cartlidge Karns passed away on February 14, 2011 in Lexington, Kentucky.

She leaves her husband, Jim, their children and spouses: James Karns and his wife Margey, Amy Marie Burke and her husband Randy, Ann Elizabeth Sizemore and her husband Scott. Jaramy had 10 grandchildren: Kris Owens, Amanda Owens, Miles Owens, Meagan Karns Reister, Michael Karns, Molly Karns, Jacob Tincher, Callie Tincher, Will Burke, and Brennan Burke.

Jaramy and Jim began their life as an Air Force family in 1956. From 1963 to 1968 the family skied at Breckenridge while living at the Air Force Academy. Jim retired from the Air Force in 1974 and the family settled in Richmond, Ky. In Richmond, Jaramy was active at Christ Church Episcopal where she served as senior warden. Her church activities included many outreach programs. And while in Richmond she became a member of PEO.

In 1990 Jaramy and Jim moved to Lexington, Ky. where Jaramy continued with church outreach programs. She became an Education for Ministry mentor and stayed in this role for seven years. Jaramy was invited to join the Society of Companions of the Holy Cross, and remained active in this outreach organization until her death.

Jaramy and Jim lived in Lexington until 2007 when they moved to Frisco, Colo. They joined Saint John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Breckenridge and again Jaramy developed a wide range of friends through her various church activities.

A celebration of her life is planned in Breckenridge at Saint John’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, April 2 at 6 p.m. She requested contributions be considered for: Bristle Cone Health Service (Hospice), 0018 School Rd, Frisco, CO 80443 or St. John’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund in Jaramy’s Memory, P.O. Box 2166, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

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