A legacy of Greenbrier, Mary Pearl Blair Earnhart, 86, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born Saturday, March 15, 1927, to the late Edward Clinton and Charlottie Edna Tucker Blair. She was the tenth of twelve daughters.
She married Jerry Franklin Earnhart on Dec. 7, 1941, and had three children, Edna Sue Earnhart Arnett (Gary) of Wooster; Jerry Lee Earnhart (Linda) of Greenbrier; Ronnie "Joe" Earnhart (Mary) of Jerusalem; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
She was a member of Soda Valley Free Will Baptist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She worked for International Shoe Company, R. G. Berry Shoe Company, Greenbrier Senior Citizen, The City of Greenbrier through Care Link and sewed for the public. She enjoyed making crafts, sewing, quilting, reading and yard sales. She won many ribbons for her crafts and quilts at the Faulkner County Fair.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Jerry Franklin Earnhart; her parents; and sisters.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in the chapel of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier.
Burial will follow in East Shady Grove Cemetery, with Bro. Ed Stephenson, Bro. Freddie Mark Wilcox and Bro. Eddie Kelso officiating.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Gene Earnhart, Tommy Earnhart, Ty Kelso, Bill Tyler, Pete Westerman, and Paul Woodrome.
Honorary Pallbearers are Keith Woodrome, Drew Kelso, Royce Cullum, Tim Tyler, Bill Thomas, Randy Burgin, and her grandsons, Shannon Earnhart, Chris Earnhart, Louis Earnhart, Matt Barnard, Colby Earnhart, Dillon Earnhart, Dexter Young, Bronc Barton, Zachary Horton, William Winn, Darrell Horton, Andrew Booth, Alberto Castellones and Beckett Booth. Employees of The City of Greenbrier.
The family would like to thank the staff of Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab and Conway Regional Hospital for their loving care.
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from July 29 to Aug. 5, 2013