WORCESTERó Jodie A. (Kelley) Earnest, 40, of 186 Olean St. died Tuesday, May 10 at St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center, after being stricken ill at home.

She leaves two sons, Steven C. Earnest and James M. Earnest both of Worcester; her companion with whom she lived, David J. Dufresne; her parents, James W. and Rena J. (Smith) Kelley; two sisters, Kathleen D. and her husband Dana Lewis of Worcester and June E. and her of husband David Russell of Oxford; a niece and two nephews.

She was born in Worcester and graduated from Doherty Memorial High School. Jodie was a certified nurse's assistant at the Hermitage Nursing Home in Worcester. She enjoyed outdoor activities.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours are Friday, May 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester.