Donald L. Earnest

September 11, 1915 ‒ May 08, 2002

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Donald L. Earnest, age 86, of Beech St., Mt. Vernon, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002 at the Rose Garden Nursing Home. He was born on September 11, 1915, in Mt. Vernon, son to the late Lew and Bernice (Porter) Earnest. Donald is a lifelong resident of Knox County were he worked as a Farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Ina (Robinson) Earnest, three sons, Jack Earnest of Mt. Vernon, Allen (Connie) Earnest of Apple Valley, Danny (Kay) Earnest of Fredericktown, eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren. Donald was preceded in death by a brother Ralph Earnest, and three sisters, Donna Wilson, Ruby Burk, and Ila Sargent.

There will be no calling hours. There will be a graveside service at Mound View Cemetery on Friday, May 10, 2002 beginning at 10:00 AM with Rev. Joe Blevins officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.