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Charles E. “Buddy” Earnest October 19, 1945 - April 30, 2019

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Charles E. “Buddy” Earnest, Jr., 73, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the M.S. Care Center in Corinth, MS. He was born October 19, 1945, in West Point, MS to Charles E. Earnest, Sr. and Lois Awtrey Earnest. He was a life long resident of Aberdeen. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. Mr. Earnest was the former owner of Buddy’s One Stop and Car Wash and the owner of Home Town Cleaners. He was a member of the Aberdeen First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife Laura Arthur Earnest of Aberdeen; one daughter Laura Anne Baty (Shane) of Aberdeen; one son Billy Earnest of Asheville N.C.; two sisters Linda Hollis (Jim) of Meridian, MS and Lois E. Hart of Salem, S.C.; eight grandchildren Kelly Bennett, Jessica Goddard, Matthew, Austin and Emma Walker, and Allen, Abby and John Evan Baty; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter Emma Louise Earnest and one brother- in- law Len Hart.

A Graveside Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 2:30 P.M. with Rev. Mary Hutson officiating. A private Family committal will follow at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers will be family. Visitation will be at the Aberdeen First United Methodist Church from 1:00 P.M. until service time on Friday, May 3, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Aberdeen First United Methodist Church.


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    I am so sorry to see this. He will be missed by many. I am sending hugs and prayers for comfort to you all.

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      Tiffany Springfield says

      I’m so sorry. We loved Mr. Buddy. Praying for the family.

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    Liz says

    I am so so sorry to hear this. Love, hugs , and prayers to all!!

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    Forrest Logan says

    Laura, I am so sorry about Buddy passing away. He will be missed by every one who knew him, I will be thinking of the family at this sad time. May Buddy rest in eternal peace.

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    The Kreitels says

    We are truly sorry for your loss… Mr. Buddy is in heaven no longer in pain and having the time of his life with loved ones that have already gone before him rejoicing….You and your family are in our prayers… Much love…

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    Lois Earnest Hart says

    My Dear Twin Brother, will miss you. Birthdays will be sad. Your Sister

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    Johnny & Jenise Turman says

    I’m so sorry for your loss. We had a lot of good times at the campground. Prayers for all y’all over the next few months as you try to heal.

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    Charles B. Williams says

    Very sorry. I knew him from many years ago.

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    Melba Harden says

    I remember Mr. Buddy from the days of my youth, He had a great smile. I hope to see him at the happy reunion in Heaven.

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    Betty Hall says

    Laura, so sorry about Buddy. Praying for you and your family. May God be with you all.

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    KARL C ROGERS says

    Had no knowledge about ur illness. Rooming with you at Wood Jr College was a real trip. Prayers to ur family and friends.

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    Linda Springstead says

    I’m sorrow for your loss. He was a great friend from Wood days. He and my Jimmy can praise God together.
    You are in my prayers.

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    Daniel and Terrie Walls says

    We are sorry for your loss. We thought the world of Budro. Praying for your family.
    Love you all.
    Daniel and Terrie Walls

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    Mark and Sue Howell says

    We are so sorry for your loss. He was always so friendly and kind to us. Prayers to you all.

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