Buford - Meredith Hope Emerson, 24, died Monday, January 7, 2008.
A native of Charleston, SC, Meredith was the daughter of David Lloyd and Susan Hope Emerson of Longmont, Colorado. She attended the University of Georgia and graduated with honors in French. Meredith loved to travel and spent time studying in France during her college years at UGA. She was a member of Delta Epsilon Iota, Honor Society, French Honor Society and an active martial arts student with a blue belt in aikido. Meredith had been actively training her dog Ella as a physical therapy dog. She will be well remembered and loved by the countless small children and their families for whom she babysat.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Mark David Emerson of Longmont, Colorado; grandmother, Dorothy Lewis; grandfather, Kenneth C. Emerson and Ella, her beloved dog and faithful companion.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, January 11th, at Central Presbyterian Church, Athens, GA. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your local animal rescue society, the SPCA or The Humane Society.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Jan. 10, 2008