Earnest Fowler, Jr.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Earnest Fowler, Jr., 73, of Blytheville passed away on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Great River Medical Center. He was born July 26, 1946, in Blytheville and was the son of Earnest and Addie Jenkins Fowler. Earnest was a farmer at Clearlake Farms and was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of New Faith Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Laddie Whaley.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Pearlie Fowler and Shirley Andrews.

Earnest leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Virginia Lee Fowler of the home; one son, John Fowler (Kashanna Price) of Jonesboro; four daughters, Michelle Lee, Valerie Lee, Lisa (Doug) Coleman, and Danielle Renee Fowler, all of Blytheville; six brothers, Quincy (Ethel) Fowler, Larry (Earnestine) Fowler, Luster (Rosella) Fowler, Grady (Linda) Fowler, Michael (Annie) Fowler, and Brady (Elizabeth) Fowler, all of Blytheville; four sisters, Shirley (Robert) Day of Midwest City, Okla., JoAnn Fowler, Judy (Pete) Thomas, and Sybil Chew all of Blytheville; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grand children and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 6, from 5-7 p.m. at New Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 712 Linda Street, Blytheville.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 7, at 1 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church, 501 East McHaney Street where Minister Terrell Rogers is pastor. Reverend Laddie Whaley will deliver the eulogy with burial at Gethsemane Gardens Cemetery.

McDonald-Horne Funeral Home is in charge of all services and arrangements.