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Leon W. Earnest. Jr
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Leon W. Earnest, Jr., age 97, of Varnell, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Pauline Earnest; sons, Jerry Earnest and Herman Earnest; father, Leon W. Earnest, Sr. and mother, Florence Belle Godfrey Earnest.   He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Cleveland, TN Survivors include his daughter, Wanda Miller Stewart of Varnell; son and daughter-in-law, George and Linda Earnest of Cohutta; sister-in-law, Mildred Madison of Cleveland; grandchildren, Jeff Earnest, Mark Earnest, Felicia Miller Keith, Derek Miller and Wendy Earnest Collins; great grandchildren; Trent and Ava Collins, Alyssa Earnest, Annastasia Earnest Craft, Audrey Earnest, Skyler Vaughn King, Sydney Vaughn, Abbi Keith, Bevan Miller, Byshop Miller and Cole Phillips; several great great grandchildren. The funeral service will be help at Varnell Baptist Church on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Bret Bellamy officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 5:00 until 9:00 pm.  Burial will be at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Cleveland, TN.  Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions to Varnell Baptist Church Missions.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Julian Peeples Funeral Home

2801 Cleveland Road
Dalton, GA 30721





2:30 PM
Varnell Baptist Church

313 Varnell Main Street
Varnell, Ga 30756

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Sugar Creek Cemetery

Cleveland, TN 1


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