Norman Earnest, age 79, of Fayetteville


 Mr. Norman “Lawrence” Earnest, age 79, of Fayetteville, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016.  

 He was preceded in death by his wife, Ava Tully Earnest; his parents, John Bowen and Inez Merkinson Earnest; brothers, Ralph Earnest, Henry Earnest, Dockie Earnest, Rev. Curtis Earnest and his sister, Allene Allday.  

 He is survived by his wife, Sandra Earnest of Fayetteville; son, Dewayne Earnest and his wife Larissa of Griffin; daughter, Norma Earnest Miller and her husband, David of Fayetteville; sister, Jeanette Earnest Miller of Reynoldsville; grandchildren, Eric Miller and his wife, Erin of Fayetteville, Johnathan Miller of Fayetteville, Ashleigh Hardee and her husband, Brandon of Senoia, Kayla Chapman of Tyrone, Connor Chapman of Tyrone; great grandchildren, Elijah Miller, Ezekiel Miller, Ava Hardee and Skylar Hardee; step-children, Kevin Chapman and his wife, Leslie of Tyrone, Britt Chapman of Tyrone.  

A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church 3606 Spring Creek Rd., Brinson, Ga. 39825, with remains placed in state at 1 p.m. Rev. Eric Miller will officiate. Interment will follow at Calvary Assembly of God Church Cemetery.  

 Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at  

 In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.

 The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 until 8p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, Fairburn, 770-964-4800.