Lillie Jo McEntire Earnest, 86, of Star City, died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 15, 2016 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare.
She was a member of Yorktown Free Will Baptist Church and a homemaker. She loved quilting, reading and playing Yatzee, but her greatest love was her family, especially her children and grandchildren
Mrs. Earnest was was born January 23, 1930 in Crigler, Arkansas to the late Caril and Gladys Young McEntire.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Clifton M. Earnest, Sr.; brothers, Ronald, Bobby, Caril and Kenneth McEntire; a sister, Ileen Roberts and grandchildren, Amy and John Mitchell.
Survivors include two sons, Clifton (Becky) Earnest of Monticello and David (Tracy) Earnest of Pine Bluff; four daughters, Kathey (Jerry) Reynolds of Pine Bluff, Carol (Gene) Cranford of Warren, Renee (Johnny) Pevey of Star City and Sylvia Kay (Jerry) Robertson of Star City; sister, Annie Owen of Star City; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on November 18 at 10 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City. Visitation is November 17 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery.