Catherine King Earnest, age 83 of Calhoun, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Gordon Health & Rehabilitation.
Catherine was born on November 17, 1936 in Anniston, Alabama to the late Lamar Henry King and Jewell Daniel King. In addition to her parents, Catherine was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Earnest. Catherine was a member of Calhoun First Baptist Church and active member of the W.M.U. and bible study groups. Catherine enjoyed watching old movies, reading, and was a reading volunteer at Tolbert Elementary School.
Catherine is survived by: her son, Michael Earnest and his wife, Cindy; three daughters, Karen Mizell and her husband, Malcolm, Jennine McDaris and her husband, Greg, and Mary Catherine “Kitty” Rabun and her husband, Ben; brother, Charles G. King; eight grandchildren, Mary Beth Gable and her husband, James, Myles Earnest, Micah Earnest, Dean McDaris, Christopher McDaris, Jana McDaris, Katie Rabun, and Benjamin Rabun; and three great-grandchildren, Burch Gable, Laurel Gable, and Reed Gable.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 3 PM until the service hour at 4 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
A Celebration of the Life of Catherine Earnest will be observed on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 4 PM for the immediate family. It will be held at the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Dr. John Barber officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations, in memory of Catherine, may be made to the Judy Earnest Scholarship Fund at Calhoun First Baptist Church.
You may leave the Earnest family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Catherine King Earnest.