HORNET, MO —
Emma Lorene Hembree, age 70, went home to Jesus on Jan. 8, 2013, at her home after a battle with cancer.
Emma was born June 3, 1942, in Joplin, Mo., to Charlie and Esther Burdge.
She married Ronald Hembree on Oct. 7, 1960, at Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death May 16, 2004.
She worked at Tyson Foods and at Oxford Home Health Care and was a member of the Hornet Pentecostal Holiness Church.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie; brothers, Henry and Everett; and sisters, Loretta and Lou Ann.
Emma is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Hembree Bohl, of Neosho; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Norma McCoy and Geneva Smith, of Hornet.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hornet Pentecostal Holiness Church. Tracy Holden will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
HORNET, MO —
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Dorothy Jewell (Wooldridge) Taylor, 87, widow of the late United States Congressman Gene Taylor, of Sarcoxie, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home after a sudden illness.
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Anna Louise Johnson, age 79, of Baxter Springs, Kan., a former resident of Park Plaza Mobile Home Park in Joplin, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Quaker Hill Skilled Nursing.
Mary Stratton, 78, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Jamestown Nursing & Rehab in Rogers, Ark.
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Treva Jane Dawson, age 70, of Webb City, Mo,. a wonderful wife and mother, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013, at her home.
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