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Mrs Gerry Genny Lynn Kerns
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“Genny married my dad years ago after leading him to Jesus Christ. My dad in turn, prayed for me for 10 years until I received Jesus. I am beyond...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Desiree Ayres - Woodland Hills, CA

“We had lunch with Genny while she was filming the Benji movie. She purchased our Toy Poodle Sunshine Sally Sue who played the part of baby Benji. We...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jeanette WrightFruend - Streetman, TX

“I will miss you my dear friend ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Melinda Eichberg - Tarzana, CA

“I will truly miss my dear friend, Genny. I met Genny on a Rick Steves' tour in 2012 in England and we became good friends. We talked on the...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Judy Smith - Bellevue, WA


Gerry "Genny" Lynn Kerns, 72, born on February 16, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, passed away on June 26, 2017 after a 9 month battle with cancer. Genny was a pioneering animal trainer and one of the first female trainers in the entertainment industry with a career lasting over 50 years. Genny was a beloved wife – widow of stuntman Hubie Kerns Sr., mother to Steve Kerns and Lisa Paretsky and grandmother "GG" of Heather Kerns, Holli Kerns, Daniel Paretsky, Cameron Cleve and Gabriel Paretsky.