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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Obituary for Etta Emerson

  • Etta Emerson died August 26, 2012
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  • Etta Emerson the daughter of William Mitchell Postell and Minnie Bell Franklin Postell was born in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma on July 4, 1915 and passed away in Quitman, Arkansas on August 26, 2012 at the age of 97 years.
    She had lived in Quitman for the past 10 years and had worked for the Pine Bluff Arsenal and Flint Rock Shirt Factory in Marshall Arkansas and was a homemaker. Her religious belief was non denominational and she enjoyed growing vegetables and flowers in her garden, quilting and watching birds.
    Mrs. Emerson was preceded in death by her parents , her husband who passed away in 1959 a son Harley Wayne Jones, 4 brothers Charley Postell, Phillip Postell, Burchard Postell and Troy Postell and a sister Nancy Swopes. She is survived by a two daughters Willie Wilkinson of Quitman and Barbara Parks Crenshaw of Quitman, a son Carl Jones of Amarillo, Texas, 13 grandchildren 25 great grandchildren, 28 great great grandchildren and a special adopted grandson Phillip Trusty besides other relatives and many friends.
    Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the Family Funeral Service Chapel by Rev. Phillip Trusty.
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