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Hines-Berns, Kathryn Ann

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April 15, 1956 - May 11, 2015

Hines-Berns, Kathryn Ann

Devoted wife, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, and dear friend to many, Kathryn Ann Hines-Berns, went to be with her Lord and Savior, at 2:17 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2015, surrounded by loving family, after a valiant and courageous fight to overcome a failing liver.


Born April 15, 1956, to Norman and Joan Hines, Kathy was a lifelong resident of Dallas.  Her father still brags, she was the most beautiful baby, he’s ever seen.  She graduated from Highland Park High School in 1974, and attended Southern Methodist University (IT), and Dallas County Community Colleges (Associate Degree for Health Sciences).  Her passion for learning never stopped, she was even still attending classes for health care services up until just a couple of months ago.  Whatever the subject, academics was easy for her; she had a brilliant mind in addition to her loving, gentle heart and soul she shared with everyone that let her.


A gifted Entrepreneur, Kathy launched “Legal Eagles Network”, a successful legal recruiting firm, she owned and operated for ten (10) years (80’s).  She was also the creator, and brainchild for “CelebrityURadio/TV Show” in Dallas, which she launched, produced, and hosted from April, 2010 to 2012.  Broadcasted every Thursday from 2-4 p.m., at: for an eclectic mix of fun and relevant topics with great co-hosts and guests. . Kathy was also very creative and artistic.  Whether she was sculpting or performing original material at comedy clubs, she gave it 100%; job well done, Kathy.  We are so proud of you.


Kathy loved God’s people, her family, friends, and her animals, so much.  She would give wonderful advice, but only if you asked for it.  Her words were full of wisdom and inspiration.  Kathy was so funny, and would put a smile on everyone’s face she talked to.  Kathy never said a bad word about anyone; always so positive and optimistic, even when her little body started to turn against her, her amazing courage shown brighter than ever she never gave up the fight.  The family would like to thank those, angels in blue, who cared for Kathy around the clock, in her final days at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, in ICU.


Besides all the loving friends, and best friend, Dorcus Sulek, Kathy left behind, she will be greatly missed by the family members, she is survived by: Her husband of 31 years, Jeffrey Berns, her father, Norman P. Hines, Jr., mother, Joan West Hines, sister, Patty-Joan Hines, brother, Norman P. Hines, III, niece, Heather Lee Hines, sister-in-law, Gaylynn Hines, step-children, Natalie & Vince, cousin, Trudy Sanders and family, cousin, Kenny Baxter and family, Uncle Buddy West, cousin, Lisa Graham and family, and cousin, William E. (Bill) West and family.


A Celebration of Kathy’s Life will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75205.


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Kathy’s memory to a charity of your choice.


Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
10116 E Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238

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Betsy McGill Stephenson

May 19, 2015 8:48PM

My deepest condolences and sympathy to all of Kathy's family and friends, especially Dorcas. Kathy is one of a kind. She was the very first friend I made when we moved in across the street on Amherst. I pray God's comfort and peace be upon you and within you now and in the days to come.

DiAnne Marshall

May 19, 2015 7:08AM

So sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose a loved one but just remember you will see her one day again. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time and the days ahead.

Marc Miller

May 18, 2015 2:23PM

See you on the other side, Kathy! Rest in peace.

Dee Green

May 16, 2015 10:04PM

Condolences and deepest sympathy are extended to the Hines and Berns families during this very sad time.

Veta Gemsheim

May 16, 2015 10:03PM

Praying for your entire family at such a difficult time and know that God helps us through the trials He allows in our lives! My deepest & heartfelt sympathies for you all!!! Kathy was the first person I worked with (not for) in a real job; and I can definitely say that that year and all the years that followed there were interesting. Blessings, Veta

Lynn Webet

May 16, 2015 8:00PM

It is so sad when the life of a loved one is cut short. I cannot imagine your pain. I pray for comfort for all the family at this time of loss.

Candi Borah

May 16, 2015 12:12PM

Wishing you all peace at this time of sad loss of your Kathy. Cherish your memories of her and have faith she will always be with you. Kindly,
Candi Borah