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Ava Emerson

Monday, July 30, 2007

MORLEY - Ava Allene Emerson, 93, died at 5:30 a.m. July 29, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

Born Oct. 27, 1913, at Maynard, Ark., to the late Alph and Gussie Johnston Evans, she was a homemaker.

On Jan. 21, 1939, at Blytheville, Ark., she married Jim Mac Emerson, who preceded her in death on April 5, 1991.

One son, one brother, three sisters and one grandchild also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one daughter, Reda Ann Frohock of Bridgeton; one brother, Sid Evans of Afton; and five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Bill Bradley will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Old Morley Cemetery.