Published 10:23 am Monday, August 3, 2020
Mrs. Elaine Earls, 78 years old, of Old Silver Creek, passed from this life on August 01, 2020. She was born on September 24, 1941 in New Orleans, LA, to the late Lettel Joseph Gaspard and Helen Zua McDonald Gaspard.
Upon completion of high school Mrs. Earls attended The Cosmetology Institute in New Orleans and obtained her license as a cosmetologist.
In 1960, she married the love of her life Lee Edward Earls of Wesson. They were happily married for 59 years, with four loving children.
In 1966, they settled in Old Silver Creek community where they started a dairy farm. She worked outside of the home for a short-time as a cosmetologist before becoming a full-time home maker.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, attending church activities, and supporting her grandchildren and great grandchildren in all of their endeavors. She had a love and a talent for cooking, sewing and quilting. Mrs. Earls was a member of Old Silver Creek Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death are her parents and loving husband. Those left to cherish her memories are son, Lee Jr. (Samantha) of Silver Creek; daughters, Robin Mitchell (Jeff) of Jayess, Liz Pope (John) of Meridian, Jenny Hall (James) of Silver Creek; sister: Evette Gaspard of Millbrook, Alabama; 10 grandkids; nine great grandkids; and a host of nieces and nephews.