Emmons, Earl Mrs.- Obituary

Mrs. Earl Emmons is Laid to Rest
Succumbs Here After Protracted Illness

Mrs. Earl Emmons, who came home a week ago last Monday from Portland where she had been in the hospital for several weeks, passed away at her home on Alder Slope Friday, March 19th.

Else Ruth Neal was born January 3, 1901, near Fairview, Newton county, Missouri. At the age of three she came with her parents to Oregon, coming in 1914 to Enterprise or near which she had made her home ever since.

She was baptized in the Baptist church when she was 12 years old. she attended high school in Joseph.

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On May 8, 1918, she was married to Earl William Emmons, and to them were born three daughters. Surviving Mrs. Emmons are her husband and daughters: Geraldine (Mrs. Fred Falconer, Jr.) of Boardman, Oregon, Marjorie (Mrs. Gerald Wilson), and Wanda Jean Emmons, a student at E.H.S.; her mother, Mrs. Frank Gildersleeve of Imnaha; her grandmother, Mrs. Ellen Neal of Weiser, Idaho; a sister, Mrs. Lester Emmons of Joseph, and one granddaughter, Beverly Jean Falconer, besides other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Baptist church which was filled to capacity, and the altar banked with beautiful floral offerings. Rev. Ernest Losey of the Baptist church had charge of the service and music was furnished by Rev. Ruth Green, J.W. Henderson and Miss Zelpha Henderson, who sang “The Old Rugged Cross” and “The City Foursquare,” with Mrs. Rhelda Stuart at the piano.

Bearing the casket were C.F. Johnson, C.F. Litch, Al Strohm, Omar Hays, Glenn Payne and Guy McCubbin. Interment was in the Enterprise Cemetery.

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contributed by: S. Renee Schaeffer



White, Judy Wallis. Wallowa County Oregon Obituaries. AccessGenealogy. © 1999-2016, all rights reserved.

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