Franklin Delano Earnest


May 30, 1934 - February 06, 2019

Franklin Delano Earnest, 84, of the Patton Hill community, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at his residence.

The family will receive friends today, Feb. 8, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Patton Hill Cemetery.   Scot Tucker will officiate.

Mr. Earnest was preceded in death by his father, Lacy Earnest; and mother, Mary Earnest.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Earnest; daughter, Jeanie Wade (Gary); son, Ricky Earnest (Deborah); brother, L.C. Earnest; grandchildren, Jeff Wyers, who was devoted to be there every day, and Nicholas Hudson; and eight  great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Fairview Christian Church Building Fund.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571