March 30, 1926 - August 9, 2019
Mrs. Ernestine Ellis Emerson, age 93, of Wynne, Arkansas died on August 9, 2019 at Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR. She was born March 30, 1926 in Pine Tree, Arkansas to Ernest and Siney Adams Ellis. She lived in St. Francis and Cross counties all of her life and married Elbert Emerson in 1943. She was a member of Pine Tree Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and took girls to Baptist Youth Camp. She served on the Barnishaw Cemetery board for 40 years. She will always be remembered for her love for the Lord and her generosity. She was selfless, strong, giving, and loving to the people she loved dearly and even to complete strangers. Anyone who visited her home was met with a “Hey baby”, hugs, kisses and good food on the table. She was an excellent cook and self-taught seamstress, making clothes for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the owner/operator of Emerson Grocery. Mrs. Emerson is survived by 4 daughters, Brenda Munn (Thomas), Libby Mahon (Alan), Darlene Adams Stampley (Lynn) and Teena Powers (Gary). Also survived by those who lovingly call her Meme are her 7 grandchildren: Julie Truelove(Kevin),Melanie Adams, Christie Grimmer(Lyle), Ashley Arnold (David), Matthew Adams (Rachel), Allison South (Brad) and Patrick Powers and 6 great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Corbin (Callyn), Dawson, Weslyn, Porter and Lila. The family would like to thank Joyce Holland for her loving care for Meme Preceding her in death were her parents, Ernest and Siney Ellis, husband Elbert Emerson and young son Ricky Emerson. Pall Bearers will be Matthew Adams, Patrick Powers, Corbin Truelove, Dawson Arnold, Kevin Truelove, Lyle Grimmer, David Arnold and Brad South. Services will be held at Kernodle Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Visitation will be at 1:00 before the service. Burial will be in Barnishaw Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Barnishaw Cemetery c/o Jimmy McKee, 7038 Hwy. 306 W., Colt AR 72326 or Flo and Phil Hospice House, 1148 E. Matthews Ave. Jonesboro, AR 72401.
Mrs. Ernestine Ellis Emerson, age 93, of Wynne, Arkansas died on August 9, 2019 at Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR. She was born March 30, 1926 in Pine Tree, Arkansas to Ernest and Siney Adams Ellis. She lived in St. Francis and... View Obituary & Service Information
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