Elsie Emmert

Feb. 18, 1923 – Dec. 6, 2007

Elsie Virginia (McTimmonds) Emmert, 84, of Manvel, Texas died Dec. 6, 2007.

She was born Feb. 18, 1923 in Sweet Home to Elmer and Clysta (Nice) McTimmonds. On June 8, 1941 she married Willis Floyd Emmert, who later died. On Oct. 5, 1977, she married George Emmert.

She is survived by her daughters: Dorene Neely of Manvel, Texas, Shirley Neely and husband L.D. of Pearland, Texas, Carolyn Burkholder and husband Donald of Grand Junction, Colorado; son, Duane Emmert and wife Linda of Fairbanks, Alaska; stepdaughters, Gertrude Resser and Ailene Estes; sisters, Iris Birkey and Sara Chupp; brother, Berle McTimmonds; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Emmert was preceded in death by her husband, George Emmert; parents; four sisters, Mabel Sullivan, Twila Emmert, Hazel Daniels and Audrey Miller; son-in-law Nick Neely; and stepson Kenney Emmert.

Local funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Sweet Home Mennonite Church, with burial following at Gilliland Cemetery. Funeral services were held in Texas on Dec. 9 at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home in Friendswood, Texas, with Rev. Tracy Stone officiating.

The family requests memorial contributions be made in “Memory of Elsie Virginia Emmert” to the Praise Chapel, 18516 Highway 3, Webster, Texas 77598.

Condolences may be sent to the Emmert family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at [email protected]. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the local arrangements.