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Sarah Emery

Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Sarah Emery, 76, of Kennett, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born Aug. 31, 1927, in Rector, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William Charles Pickens and Alley Sells.

She married Albert Troy Emery, who preceded her in death on June 30, 1975. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Albert T. Emery, Jr. and Donald Ray Emery; four brothers, Joe, John, Ray and Bill Pickens and one sister, Blanche Travis.

Survivors include two sons, William Charles Emery, of Chelsea, Okla. and Ronald J. Emery, of Kennett; one daughter, Louise Gambling, of Chelsea; one sister, Lucille Shackel, of Ripley, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were William Charles, William Dewayne Emery, Mark Anthony, Matt Tinnin, Billy Owens and James Odom.