Earnest "Hershey" Lenoir Profile Photo
1932 Earnest "Hershey" 2023

Earnest "Hershey" Lenoir

September 27, 1932 — December 17, 2023

Aberdeen, MS

Earnest  "Hershey" Lenoir, 91, born on September 27, 1932, in Aberdeen - Monroe County - MS, has departed from this earthly realm on Sunday, December 17, 2023. With profound sorrow, we announce the passing of a remarkable soul whose presence graced the lives of many. Earnest's remarkable journey has left an indelible mark on our hearts and will forever be cherished.

Aberdeen served as Earnest's home throughout his life, interweaving his essence with the very fabric of the community. He was cherished by all who knew him, as his warm smile and kind-hearted nature brightened even the darkest days. His desire to be of service to others led him on a path where he touched countless lives throughout the region. Earnest truly exemplified what it means to be a compassionate community member.

As we gather to celebrate Earnest's extraordinary life, we invite you to join us for both the Visitation and Funeral Service. The Visitation will take place on Thursday, December 21, 2023, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Belle Memorial Funeral Home located at 216 Hwy 25 South, PO Box 129 in Aberdeen - MS. This will be an opportunity for friends and loved ones to come together, share stories, and find solace in each other's company.

The Funeral Service will follow on Friday, December 22, 2023, at 1:00 PM, also at Belle Memorial Funeral Home. We will come together once again to honor Earnest's life and bid him farewell as he embarks on his journey beyond. The memories shared during this time will forever be etched in our hearts as we remember the extraordinary individual that Earnest was.

Earnest Lenoir's departure is a profound loss that resonates throughout the community he held dear. His impact will continue to endure as his spirit lives on within those he inspired along his path. May the memories we shared with Earnest comfort us during this difficult time and remind us of the joy he brought into our lives.

In the words of John Greenleaf Whittier, "For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been.'" Let us not dwell in what might have been but celebrate what was: a life filled with love, compassion, and unwavering dedication to others.

As we say goodbye to Earnest Lenoir, let us remember the light he brought into our lives and honor his memory by spreading kindness and love wherever our own paths may lead. Though he may no longer walk beside us, his spirit will forever guide us as a beacon of hope, reminding us that every moment is precious and worth living to its fullest.

We extend our deepest condolences to all those deeply affected by this loss. May you find comfort in the cherished memories you shared with Earnest and may his spirit remain a source of strength during this time of grief. In unity and support, let us join hands and carry forward his legacy of love, compassion, and resilience.

Farewell, dear Earnest Lenoir. May your soul find eternal peace, and may the heavens above embrace you with open arms. You shall forever remain in our hearts as an inspiration and a symbol of the best that humanity has to offer.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Earnest "Hershey" Lenoir, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 21, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 22, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Friday, December 22, 2023

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 441

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree