A resident of Knoxville, Tenn., he passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. He was a court bailiff with the Knox County Sheriff's Department. Earl previously was a dean at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge and at Knoxville College in Knoxville. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Earl Nash was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Nash; mother, Rose Davis-Nash; wife, Norma Ballard Nash; sisters, Evelyne Yates-Banner and Ernestine Monk; and brother, Lloyd Nash. He leaves to celebrate his homegoing loving daughters, grandchildren and a host of family and friends. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m., memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 128 N. Academy St., Opelousas, LA 70570. Rev. Calvin Moore officiating. Interment in Bellvue. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Home, 817 E. South St., Opelousas, LA 70571.
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Published in The Advocate from Jan. 22 to Jan. 24, 2013