Emma Lou Emerick

Funeral services for Emma Lou Emerick, 92, West Plains, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Emerick passed away at 4:42 p.m. Monday Nov. 5, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.

She was born July 31, 1926, at Moko, Ark., to Amzie Conrad and Dollie Reavis Conrad. Emma Lou graduated from West Plains High School with the class of 1944. On June 26, 1949, she was married at West Plains, to Jack Delbert Emerick, who preceded her in death on October 16, 2012.  

She enjoyed all of her family and was especially proud of her grandchildren; she loved to play cards, games and telling jokes. Mrs. Emerick was a member of the First Baptist Church of West Plains.

She is survived by one daughter, Christy Ingalsbe; two grandchildren, Khara Moss and husband, Nathan, and Shaun Ingalsbe and wife, Jackie; four great-grandchildren, Ethan Moss, Haylee Ingalsbe, Brody Moss and Logyn Ingalsbe; one sister-in-law, Bernadean Fuller; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, son-in-law, Carl Ingalsbe, three brothers and one sister, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Emerick will lie in state from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  

Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.