Leota June Emery (1932 - 2018)

  • "I met Leota a couple of years ago through my sister Helen..."
    - Wayne Warner
  • "Cindy and Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers during..."
    - Jim Osborne
  • "I went to school with Gary and Jerry so, of course, I knew..."
    - Tami Dingle-Keller
  • "I love you! I'm so very thankful to God for bringing you..."
    - Tammy LYON
  • "Sending this candle in memory of dear Leota."
    - Guy

Leota June Emery passed away August 31, 2018. Born to Morton and Lillian Bristow, May 5, 1932, she was a great-great-granddaughter of Elijah Bristow, who built the first home in Lane County.

Leota married Ed Emery, June 18, 1950. They raised four children and their lives centered around the Lord, family and friends. She enjoyed making pies, Oregon history, practical jokes, but most of all, people.

She is survived by her children: Christie and her husband, Jim Ridinger; Cindy and her husband, Dale Robertson; Gary and his wife, Joneile Emery, and Jerry and his wife, Denise Emery, 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; sister, Marian Bockes and brother, Kenneth Bristow.

Viewing will be Wed. Sept. 5, 10am-noon and 6-8pm at the Major Family Funeral Home, 112 A St. in Springfield. A Memorial Service will be held Sept. 6, 1pm at Calvary Open Bible, 1116 Centennial, Springfield. Reception will follow. Contributions may be made in her honor to the Calvary Open Bible Heart Fund.

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Springfield, OR 97477
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Published in Eugene Register-Guard on Sept. 5, 2018