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Edna Jessie-Emmetsberger, 100 year old Adair Co., KY native (1911-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County family, the daughter of the late Alice and Henry Roach of Adair Co., KY. She leaves 51 direct living descendants. She will be returned to Adair County for her final earthly resting place.

Edna Jessie-Emmetsberger, 100, of Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, passed away peacefully, Thursday, September 22, 2011.

Her service will be 10amET/9amCT, Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY. Burial will take place at 2:30pmET/1:30pmCT, in Moore Cemetery, 225 Prices Creek Road, Gradyville, KY. Visitation will be Saturday 3pm-8pmET/2pm-7pmCT at the Owen Funeral Home.

Edna Jessie-Emmetsberger, 100 year old Adair Co., KY native (1911-2011)

She was born in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Alice and Henry Roach.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, James T. Jessie; children, Charles and Connie Jessie; granddaughters, Debbie Jessie and Tammy Marrs; and great grandson, Aaron Marrs.

She is survived by husband of 55 years, John T. Emmetsberger, and the following:
  • Children, Betty Spear (Barry), Donnie Jessie (Denora) and Doris Kaberle

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • Thirty-one great grandchildren

  • Thirteen great great grandchildren

  • And numerous nieces and nephews, including special niece, Dorothy Garnes.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.

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