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James Donaldson Emerson Sr.

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James Donaldson Emerson Sr. Obituary
James Donaldson Emerson Sr.

Bartlett, TN

84, passed away peacefully at his home in Bartlett, TN on Thursday, April 27, 2017. A patriotic man with an enduring sense of humor, he was a loving husband, father, and Korean War veteran where he served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army. He retired from Velsicol Chemical Company. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mavis H. Emerson; his daughter, Donna S. Emerson of Louisville, KY; his sons, James D. Emerson, Jr. of Murray, KY; Jerry G. Emerson of Blue Springs, MO; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, at Forest Hill East, 2440 Whitten Rd., Memphis, TN 38133. Graveside services with military honors will follow later in the week at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 30, 2017
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