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Obituary for Karen Lynne Earnest

Karen Lynne Earnest, 73, of Fayetteville passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. She was born in Lafayette, Indiana on December 6, 1943 to Carl and Ruth Shaw. Karen and Ralph graduated from Milligan College in Johnson City, TN. Karen was a dedicated and devoted teacher for the Clayton County School System for 32 years. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Ralph, while employed as a Flight Attendant with Delta Air Lines for eight years. Karen loved her husband, children and grandchildren dearly, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ralph Earnest, Jr.; her children, Jodi Thompson and Chad (Meredith) Earnest, both of Fayetteville; her grandchildren, Connor Thompson and Callie Earnest; her brothers and sister, Max Shaw of Cincinnati, OH, Brian Shaw of Rogersville, TN; Neil Shaw of Lucban, Phillipines, and Anita Hudson of Dallas, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Fayetteville Christian Church, with Minister Andrew Higle and Minister Dan Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Fayetteville Christian Church, 114 Hickory Road, Fayetteville, GA, https://www.fayettevillechristian.org/.


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Visitation

Friday

31

Mar

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fayetteville Christian Church

114 Hickory Road
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Memorial Service

Friday

31

Mar

2:00 PM
Fayetteville Christian Church

114 Hickory Road
Fayetteville, GA 30214


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Fayetteville Christian Church

114 Hickory Road
Fayetteville, GA 30214
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