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Cecil Earls

December 8, 1936 — June 6, 2021


Cecil Wayne Earls, age 84, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 6, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on December 8, 1936 to the late Tip and Ethel Butcher Earls.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Ray Earls, Kenny Earls, Rufus Earls, June Earls and Edward Earls; sisters: Linda Earls and Nancy Earls

He was of the Baptist faith, an avid gardener and raised chickens.

He is survived by the following members of his family:

Wife: Sharon Earls of Tazewell, Tennessee

Daughter: Lisa (John) Epperson of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

Grandchildren: Ashton Epperson and Ashlee Epperson

Sisters: Zolian Earls (Bill) Hicks, Louella Earls (Jim) Surber, Joyce Earls (Jack) Raines and Georgia Earls (Stanley) Fultz.

One sister-in-law Patricia Earls.

Sister-in-law: Mary Lou Earls

And a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The family of Cecil Wayne Earls will host a family gathering and burial at Bethel Cemetery, Tazewell, TN at 10:00am Saturday, June 12, 2021 with Rev. Mark Campbell officiating.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cecil Earls, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, June 12, 2021

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