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“I was so sorry to hear about Ernest. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God give each of you strength, comfort & peace at this...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Patricia Miller - Picayune, MS

“So sorry for your loss. He will be missed by so many. ”
2 of 32 | Posted by: Hal Moncrief - Family

“So very sorry to hear about Earnest! Always had a smile, and we appreciate all the hard work keeping Mt. Airy Cemetery. Keeping all the family in...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Roy and Betty Dobbs - Ackerman, MS

“This is never easy and there are no words I can say. What I CAN DO is pray for God's comfort and strength for all of you. ”
4 of 32 | Posted by: Cathy Davis - Cedar Bluff, MS

“Im sorry to hear about the death of Mr. Ernest. He was my direct supervisor at Mississippi State. Praying for Linda and Gene. Hang in there! ”
5 of 32 | Posted by: Trey Cobb - Batesville, MS

“Was always enjoyable visiting with Linda & Earnest most Sundays as we usually ate at the same place. Earnest will be missed by many friends as well...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Linda & Ben Tharp - Ackerman, MS

“I'm praying for y'all. Wish I could be there. I love y'all. ”
7 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Gentry - Blue Springs, MS

“He was a wonderful person and a great friend to my family, especially to my dad. We're going to really miss him. Praying for all the family ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Alan Sibley - Ackerman, MS

“Everyone is in our prayers.Ken Mimms, Amy Schrieber, Tabathia Mimms, Bryan Mimms ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: Ken Mimms - Biloxi, MS - Family

“Was sorry to hear about the death of Mr. Ernest. I had enjoyed talking with him a lot of times at Sturgis and Big Creek Churches. We will...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Terry Harpole - Maben, MS

“I love you all very much. Sorry about Ernest. He was a great man. ”
11 of 32 | Posted by: Michelle Blasingame - Family

“Sorry for your loss always thought a lot of Ernest he was always friendly and was a pleasure to be around. Our prayers are with the family. ”
12 of 32 | Posted by: Coyt & Lynette Hunt - Ackerman, MS

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God bless and comfort you all ”
13 of 32 | Posted by: Charles & Jean Maness - Ackerman, MS

“We are sorry for your loss and wish we could have been there. ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: Jana and Joseph Oswalt - LA

“So sad to hear of Ernest's passing. He was a good friend and coworker. Always willing to help anyone. Prayers for all the family. ”
15 of 32 | Posted by: Jimmie Cooper - Maben, MS

“My heart goes out to each of you. You are all in our prayers! ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Amanda Dobbs - Mathiston, MS

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: Chris and Amy Stephenson - MS

“So sorry for yalls loss....keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers ”
18 of 32 | Posted by: Jamie Freeman - Starkville, MS

“We are so very sorry for your loss of Mr. Earnest . He was a kind, dependable, and caring man who loved his family and friends. He was always good to...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Sharon Brooks - Mathiston, MS

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for ya'll during this time ”
20 of 32 | Posted by: Robert and Alesia Channell

“May the love and caring of those around you bring you comfort at this most difficult time. You are all in our prayers. ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Royce & Family Strickland - MS

“I'm sorry for your loss ”
22 of 32 | Posted by: Shauna Craven - Maben, MS

“An Angel in heaven is with his maker ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Robert Keith and Teresa Turnipseed

“Prayers for peace and comfort during the days ahead. ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: Brent & Dawn Mcknight - Weir, MS

“Praying and love all of y'all! I hate I can't be there to love on y'all and just be there for u Gene Courtney and Carter especially and the rest of...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Faith Crimm - Ackerman, MS

“So sorry we can't come will see y'all as soon as this stuff is over love y'all. ”
26 of 32 | Posted by: Mack Livingston - Baldwyn

“Praying for each of you in this hard time. Love you Uncle Gene and Aunt Courtney!! ”
27 of 32 | Posted by: Morgan Gilbert - Louisville, MS

“Praying ”
28 of 32 | Posted by: Tim Hemphill - Mccool, MS

“A truly remarkable man. He'll be missed. ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: Carolyn Edmonds - Sturgis, MS

“We are so sorry for your loss and hate we can't be there. Just know we love ya'll. May God give you comfort in this time. ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Angela and Charles Dobbins - MS

“I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all. ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Susan Williamson - Louisville, MS

“We are praying for your family. ”
32 of 32 | Posted by: Vaughan and Regina Jones - MS


Ernest D. Oswalt passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS. He was 74 years old. Mr. Oswalt was born in Choctaw County, MS, December 30, 1945, to Eubruh and Ida Mae(Sanders) Oswalt. He was retired from MSU and worked part-time as a truck driver for Choctaw County.

Private graveside services will be held on Monday, April 6, 2020, 10:00 a.m., at Mt. Airy Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. There will be no visitation.

Mr. Oswalt is survived by 1 son, Gene(Courtney) Oswalt of Ackerman, MS, 2 daughters, Rebecca(Shane) Gray of Sturgis, MS, Linda Oswalt of Ackerman, MS, 2 brothers, Lester(Joyce) Oswalt of Ackerman, MS, David(Peggy) Oswalt of Ackerman, MS, 1 sister, Marie Oswalt of Starkville, MS, 6 grandchildren, Brittany Bulter, Tim Peterson, Justin Peterson, Kayla Oswalt, Derek Oswalt, Carter Oswalt, and 3 great-grandchildren, Ryker Brady, Dixon Brady, and Ella Oswalt.

Mr. Oswalt was preceded in death by his wife, Osie, his parents and 1 granddaughter, Jessicia Peterson.

Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.