Emma E. Headen
1929 - 2021
BORN
1929
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Joseph J Cardaro Funeral Home
1125 Kenneth Ave
New Kensington, PA
Emma Elizabeth (Kemp) Headen, 92, of Arnold, passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born May 11, 1929, in Arrington, Va., to the late Jacob and Elizabeth Irvin Kemp. Emma loved to cook and clean, listen to the baseball games, and loved spending time with people, especially her family. She was "Granny" to everyone who loved her. Emma was a member of the previous Bethel AME Church and attended several churches in the valley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Streaby L. Headen; daughter, Carolyn Jean Nabors; son, Leroy L. Headen Sr.; good friend, James McMillan; siblings, Lilly King, Ethel Samuels, Mary Kemp, Thomas Kemp and James Mansfield Kemp; and grandchildren, Chanima Dixon, Reginald Dixon, Keyane Houser and Victor Jones. Emma is survived by her children, David (Floria) Headen, James Headen, Victor (Threase) Headen, Linda (LaVerne) Manley, Mary Burke, William Headen, Reginald Headen, Barbara (Dennis) Powell and Donald Clay; siblings, Floyd (Bonnie), Lester (Debbie), William (Rose) and Harvey (Shirley) Kemp; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins. Family and friend will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in the JOSEPH J. CARDARO FUNERAL HOME, 1125 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington, 724-337-3325. Additional visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 1150 Fourth Ave., New Kensington. A funeral service will be held immediately following this visitation at 11 a.m. in the church with the Rev. Edward Carter Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights.
Published by The Valley News Dispatch from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.
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Sep
16
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Joseph J Cardaro Funeral Home
1125 Kenneth Ave, New Kensington, PA
Sep
16
Visitation
7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Joseph J Cardaro Funeral Home
1125 Kenneth Ave, New Kensington, PA
Sep
17
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
1150 Fourth Ave., New Kensington, PA
Sep
17
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
1150 Fourth Ave., New Kensington, PA
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I send my condolences to the Headen family and my prayers. God Bless you all today and always. Your Mother was a sweet, kind soul. She will forever be in our hearts..
Nina Morris Murray
Friend
September 17, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Nadine L Murray
September 17, 2021
Continued prayers for Granny's family. She will truly be missed.
Nichole Patrick
September 16, 2021
Love- Your Shea Family
September 16, 2021
Sorry for your loss! Rest In Peace miss Emma
Dan westmoreland transit
September 16, 2021
My Condolences To Ms Emma Family I Knew Ms Emma Since 92 I Remember Her Sitting On Her Porch On 4th Ave With Her Family Always Waving At Every One That Walk By Or Drove By She Was Amazing Women Heart Of Gold I Used To Ride The Go Westmoreland Bus With Ms Emma Pick Her Up At Dialysis In New Ken I Love Talking To Her And Her Grand Daughter Redd Work For My Mom Til My Mom Pass 6mos Ago I Always Ask Redd How Ms Emma Doing Now Ms Emma Beautiful Angel In Heaven Still Smiling And Waving Hi To Everyone Like She Always Did R.W.G Beautiful Angel
Mary Smith
September 15, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Patricia Jackson Marine
Family
September 15, 2021
You were a joy to be around. I loved talking to you. You will be missed. Rest with God Sheila L Milner
Sheila Milner
September 15, 2021
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