Chester E. Earwood, Jr.
January 5, 1935 - July 13, 2021
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes
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Agnew Road Baptist Church
400 Rainbow drive
Greenville, SC 29617
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Emma's Grove Baptist Church
417 Emmas Grove Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
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Agnew Road Baptist Church
400 Rainbow drive
Greenville, SC 29617
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Chester E. Earwood, Jr., 86, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Born in Fairview, NC, he was the son of the late Chester Earwood, Sr. and Mary Esther Earwood. A graduate of Bob Jones University in 1956, Chet returned to the Greenville area in 2008 after living a rich…

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Lois Greene left a message on August 7, 2021:
I wish you peace and love during this rough time. I know, though that Chet is experiencing that now. Love you Marjorie.
Grace Bearden Wells left a message on August 2, 2021:
Thankful for knowing Chet & Margie in Alabama some 60 years ago and their impact on my walk with the Lord since then. Lovely music & memorial tribute to him on the website.
Judith White left a message on July 22, 2021:
My husband, John & I met Chet & Marjorie at Senior Action some years ago & always loved talking w/them😊. John worked for GM & Chet for Ford & often they would “talk” together at SA & Marjorie & I would say to each other” I wonder what they’re talking about”…. I know, Chet will be missed by all who knew him but he’s been welcomed into our Lord’s arms & what better place could he be😊‼️🙏🏼
J. L.Liverett left a message on July 21, 2021:
One of Chet's sayings was that a friend was worth more than riches. Shirley and I were certainly enriched by his and Marjorie's friendship.
Connie Liverett left a message on July 19, 2021:
Blessings and comfort to the entire Earwood family. What a quiet warrior for the Lord. A great Sunday school teacher and friend to my family.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Maureen Harris left a message on July 19, 2021:
My heart goes out to Marjorie and family with the loss of a special man. I had the pleasure to meet Chet thru our local ALZ Connections group. I will never forget watching him work a project or puzzle with the assistance of Marjorie who will miss her beloved spouse in the days, weeks, and months to come. She was always always by Chet's side to offer her assistance no matter the request. Bless this wonderful man as he rests in heaven and no more effects of dementia to enter his daily life. Time to let the Lord take over in his blessed way.
Pam Burcham Pratt left a message on July 19, 2021:
Mrs. Earwood: I’m so sorry for the loss of your husband. What an amazing length of time you two have lived together! I pray God’s peace and comfort for you and your family.
Richard Riley left a message on July 19, 2021:
My prayers are with the family in their loss. I worked with Chet at Ford and also in the credit union where he at every place and at all times exemplified his faith in Christ. I have so many wonderful memories that I will ever cherish, not just of Chet but also of Marjorie and the family, One day we will have a reunion at His feet!
Donna Burcham Sego left a message on July 18, 2021:
Mrs. Earwood and family, I was sad to see Mr. Earwood’s obituary in the Florence Times today. I was always thought of him as a gentle giant of the faith. God bless you all, Donna Burcham Sego
Dennis and Janelle Sorrell left a message on July 18, 2021:
We thank the Lord for the privilege of having known Chester Earwood, his wife, Marjorie, all of their children, and many of their grandchildren. We share in your earthly loss, but rejoice that he is with his Saviour, whom he loved and served so well. Chester was one of the choicest of God's servants that my wife and I have ever known and worked with in the service of the Lord. I was impressed with his spiritual discernment and common sense the first time I talked with him on the phone almost thirty years ago as we were looking to come to Muscle Shoals, AL to pastor. I remember with great joy the fellowship of the gospel we enjoyed as we made visits together in the community. He had a genuine love for souls. He also had a deep love for the Word of God. Not only did he attentively listen to my messages and teaching, but he would discuss the theological points with me later afterwards, even years later. When moving to Greenville, he told me one of the things he was looking forward to was having more time to study the Scriptures as he would not have a house and yard to take care of. Now he knows face to face the God and Saviour he love so much. May God provide you grace and comfort in the days ahead.
Missionary/Pastor John G White left a message on July 18, 2021:
One of our very best friends, Chet has gone on to be with the Lord and those relatives and friends who are already there. We thank God for having known and fellowshipped with he and Marjorie for nearly sixty years. His help and support in the very early years of our church planting in Alabama was always been a source of encouragement. We look forward to seeing him soon. We pray the Lords blessings upon Marjorie and the entire family this time. -Gold Coast Australia-
Keith Edward Barrett left a message on July 17, 2021:
We were blessed to meet personally Chet and Marjorie last summer. We knew them from correspondence, but what a treasure to meet them in person. May the Lord bring to mind sweet memories to treasure and to pass along to the next generations. Our prayers are with each of you. Looking to Jesus, Keith and Celia Lieb Barrett
Harold Brandeberry left a message on July 16, 2021:
Dear family in Christ, we weep not as others weep who have lost their loved one, for we have not lost our precious brother. Tonight, and forever more he is with the King, and he is well. Our brother is more alive, more energetic, and more joyful than he has ever been before, and tonight he feasts with King Jesus. May the Lord comfort you all with His precious promises.
Ed Patterson left a message on July 16, 2021:
I know Mr. Earwood is rejoicing in heaven today, in awe of God's loving mercy and magnificent presence. But for those left behind, my thoughts and prayers are with the Earwood and Popwell families. My God's grace and mercy bestow upon you peace and healing.
Carson Johnson left a message on July 16, 2021:
Sorry to hear about your loss, but rejoicing in his home going. We know you will miss him greatly. Carson and Rebecca Johnson Abilene, Kansas
Brenda Broadfoot left a message on July 16, 2021:
Prayers of peace, love, and comfort are being prayed for your family. God's blessings to each, Brenda Broadfoot
Jonathan Broughton left a message on July 16, 2021:
I am praying for you during this tough time, Brother. May the Lord shine His face upon you and give you peace.
Tim and Jan Scott left a message on July 16, 2021:
Lots of love from The Scott’s here in North AL. We wish we could be there giving hugs during this time, but know you are in our thoughts and prayers daily in the days to come. We loved Chet and Heaven has gained a very special man. We have no doubt Chet was met at the entrance of Heaven by our precious dad and his friend Harlie, oh how we wish we could have seen that reunion !
Julia Burke left a message on July 15, 2021:
It has been our privilege to know Chet for such a long time. Wish we had lived closer so we could have enjoyed sharing more time and experiences. He was so very special.
The Cancleas left a message on July 15, 2021:
His daughter once said “I know my daddy sinned because the Bible says all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God- but I’ve never seen it”. I believe it. Thankful to God for Pa and his legacy.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Brenda Harris left a message on July 15, 2021:
It has been my great honor to take care of Mr. Chet this past year. I have enjoyed our talks and working puzzles. Such a sweet, kind man. He will be sorely missed. The family will continue to be in my prayers. God bless you all.
Winnie Holick left a message on July 15, 2021:
Thank You for the notice, will keep you in my prayers during this time, wish I could attend. Great memories of the two of you at school. Love, Winnie Holick
Winnie Holick left a message on July 15, 2021:
Thank You for the notice, will keep you in my prayers during this time, wish I could attend. Great memories of the two of you at school. Love to you,, Winnie Holick
Christine Burdett left a message on July 15, 2021:
I am so sorry for your loss
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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