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Earnest Shutes

February 23, 1944 — February 1, 2022

Earnest Lee Shutes was born February 23, 1944, in El Dorado, Arkansas, to James and Annie Mae Shutes.

He departed this life on February 1, 2022, at Oakridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was a member of New Olive Branch Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances Davis Shutes; a son Ernest Tony Smith; three brothers, Doug Shutes, Carl Shutes, and Jamie Shutes; and two Sisters; Julia Gomillion and Leola Aaron.

He leaves to cherish his memory a daughter, Wanda Faye Jackson (Joe) of El Dorado, Arkansas, one son, Steve Frazier of San Diego, California, one stepdaughter Cadaice Davis of Little Rock, Arkansas, three grandchildren; Treymond Smith, Latoya Wilson (Mike) and Whitney Frazier. Two great-grandchildren; Laila Wilson and Zahir Frazier. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Earnest Shutes, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, February 7, 2022

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508 Champagnolle Rd
El Dorado, AR 71730

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