‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift

Funeral Service

Saturday July 17th, 2021

View Details

Graveside Service

Quitman City Cemetery
Saturday July 17th, 2021

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Earnest's visitation.

Earnest Flournoy Jr.

Sunrise: July 18, 1947 Sunset: July 5 , 2021           Funeral service for Mr. Earnest Flournoy Jr., age 73, of Quitman, is scheduled for 10:00 AM Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Lowe-Garner Funeral Chapel.  Graveside services will follow at Quitman City Cemetery.           Earnest Flournoy, Jr. was born in Mineola, Texas on July 18, 1947. He was the first of six children born to the late Catherine Flournoy and Earnest Flournoy, Sr. He attended McFarland and Mineola High School.           Earnest relocated to Houston, Texas working for Southern Pacific Railroad before returning to Quitman, Texas.           Earnest enjoyed working for the State Highway Department in Quitman until retirement.  He attended Brocks Chapel with mother and stepfather, Catherine Clark and Hermèe Clark until their death. Earnest has one son, Michael Baines, Sr. and one grandson, Michael Baines,Jr.  He enjoyed family friends, fishing, hunting, and watching his sports and westerns.           Preceding him in death are his parents, Earnest Flournoy, Sr. and Catherine Clark; step father, Hermee Clark; brothers, Larry Flournoy and Hershel Flournoy; sister, Pearley Flournoy Etienne; and brother-in-law, Rev. Charlie Fred Gibson, Sr.           Earnest leaves to mourn his passing a loving son, Michael Baines Sr. of Houston; a grandson, Michael Baines, Jr of Houston; two sisters Alice Russell of Harker Heights, TX and Joyce Gibson of Lancaster, TX; brother-in-law, Adam Etienne of Houston, TX; step sister, Marilyn Clark of Dallas, TX; Friend/Brother, Mike Berry; sister in law's, a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Earnest Jr., please visit our flower store.


A photo was added for Earnest Flournoy Jr.

Dee Flournoy Dec 27 2021 1:46 PM

Miss you unc rest easy

Dee Flournoy Dec 27 2021 1:44 PM

Please know your are in our thoughts and in our hearts. Remember the Lord is in control.Sharon Harris-Cornelius & Sidney Cornelius DeSoto, TX

Sharon Cornelius Jul 15 2021 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace and comfort during this time of loss. Earnest was a good guy.Noble & Cheryl Harris Dallas, TX

Noble Harris, Jr. Jul 15 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We will miss him.Wanda & Florida McKnight Mineola, TX

Wanda & Florida McKnight Jul 13 2021 12:00 AM