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Carithers, Emma
Emma Carithers, age 97, was born October 7, 1916 in Colome South Dakota and entered peacefully into heaven 8/13/2014 in Youngtown, Arizona. She attended Teachers College in South Dakota where she taught school for several years in a one room school house. Throughout her life she was very active in her church. She so enjoyed playing board games, card games and crossword puzzles with her children, grandchildren and friends. Our mother will be remembered for her loving and caring ways, her zest for life, and above all her faithfulness to the Lord. She was preceded in death by her first husband Harry Dingwall, her second husband John Carithers and her son Stuart Dingwall. She is survived by her 3 remaining children, Laura McDonough (Arnie), Sara Santora (Larry) and Scott Dingwall, her 3 step daughters Trisha Dupont, Elizabeth Giblin and Kathleen Hernandez (Alan), and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 17, 2014
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