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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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Edith Allegra Earnest

January 25, 1940 - October 22, 2018

Funeral services for Edith Allegra Earnest, 78, of Lamesa will be held Friday, October 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene with Brother Charles Empey officiating. Interment will follow in Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Edith passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 in Lubbock. She was born January 25, 1940 Owatonna, Minnesota to Arnold and Laura (DeBolt) Lund. In 1960, she graduated from Naeve Hospital Nursing School in Albert Lea, Minnesota. She married Bruce Earnest June 19, 1964 in Lamesa. They were married 50 years. In 2005 she retired as a nurse after 50 years of dedication. She loved her cats and her dogs. Edith is survived by her children, Nancy Beam of Arlington, TX, Joe Earnest of Lubbock, Wayne Earnest of Lamesa, and Cindy "Kinder" Earnest of Lamesa; grandson, Dylan Beam, Joel and Jonathan Holguin;and great-granddaughters, Natalia Holguin and J'lin Holguin of Odessa; sisters Pat Draayer, Karen Nelson, Loretta Schewe, and Susan Westrum; brothers, Charles Lund and Thomas Lund. Edith is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Bruce. The family suggests memorials Special Olympics Texas- South Plains Area 8214 Ash Ave, Lubbock, TX 79404. To send condolences online, please visit


Edith Allegra Earnest
January 25, 1940 - October 22, 2018


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