Earnest Leo Kirk, 100, of Huntsville, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022 at Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville. 

Earnest was born Monday, Jan. 2, 1922 to Pierce G. and Minnie B. Kirk in Clifty.

Earnest is predeceased by his wife Virginia Knoles Kirk, his parents, and three siblings, Lela Lane, James, and Charles. 

He is survived by his daughter, Gloria Gates, two granddaughters, one great-granddaughter, and a sister, Mabel Vanhook.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at Brashears Funeral Home.

Interment immediately followed services at Colbaugh Cemetery, Hindsville. 

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.