Mr. I.B. Emmons, Jr.
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Funeral services for Mr. I.B. Emmons Jr., 81 of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Monday, October 28, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston. Mr. Emmons died Friday, October 25, 2013 in Ruston.
Mr. Emmons was a US Army Korean War veteran and longtime member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was retired from T.L. James in Ruston and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is preceded in death by his son, Paul P. Emmons.
Mr. Emmons is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Elizabeth Emmons of Ruston; Daughter, Annice and husband Trey White of Ruston; Grandchildren, Brad and Laura White of Ruston; Sister, Maxine Carter of Farmerville; Niece, Laura Burton of Long Beach, MS; Brother in law, Jimmy Wall and wife Nancy of Eros, LA and several Nephews.
Pallbearers will be James Peyton, David Frasier, Jerry Baker, Clyde Pesnell, Harry Frisco and Wade Hampton.
Visitation will be 6:00PM until 8:00PM Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. To leave an online message for the family please visit www.owensmemorialfuneralhome.com.
Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home - Ruston
2300 West California Ave. Ruston, LA 71270
Published in The News Star on Oct. 27, 2013