Emma Lou McDearmon died April 30, 2013

Miss Emma Lou McDearmon (Marvin) passed away peacefully on April 30 at Indian Rock Village in Fairfield Bay.  She was born in Oklahoma City on January 1, 1925 to Marvin Archer and Grace McDearmon now deceased.  She is also predeceased by her only sibling, Sue McDearmon.

After a long and brilliant career in medical research where she garnered many awards, she retired to Fairfield Bay in 1979.  She was an avid gardener, equestrian, and animal lover.  For the past two years, she has been a resident of Indian Rock Village.  She will be remembered by all for her warm smile and generous spirit.

She is survived by her cousins, Robert Yates, Archer Yates, Laveta Knox and others.

A memorial service is planned for Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Indian Rock Village in Fairfield Bay.  Olmstead Funeral Home of Heber Springs, Arkansas is in charge of arrangements.  Memorials can be to Arkansas Hospice Foundation, 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ar. 72116.