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Ruth Marie Moffet Emfinger

Memorial services for Ruth Marie Moffet Emfinger, of Brookhaven,are 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at Community Methodist Church inFayette. The Rev. Laurie Raborn will officiate. Riverwood FamilyFuneral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Emfinger, 83, died Oct. 9, 2009, at her residence. She wasborn on Jan. 16, 1926, to James Moffet and Ailene BryantMoffet.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was amember of Community Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents, James and AileneMoffet; her brothers, Bilbo and James Moffet; and her grandson,Carey Andrew Martin.

Survivors are her husband, Ellis Emfinger; her daughters, HelenDay and husband, Randy, of Brookhaven, and Mamie Jones and husband,Roland, of California; her sister, Hazel Beasley, of Fayette; hergrandchildren, Bruce and Kim Butler, Dwayne and Kim Bullock, andBrandy and Derek Smith, all of Brookhaven, and Preston Wilcox andSteve Jones, both of California; her great-grandchildren, Holdenand Reid Butler, Jerred, Peyton and Marleigh Bullock, and Tristyn,Savanna and Karli Martin, all of Brookhaven, and Donavan and BaileyWilcox, both of California; her very special friend, MonicaBullock; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Honorary pallbearers are Randy Day, Roland Jones, Hugh JamesMoffet, Harry Brown, Preston Wilcox and Steve Jones.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to thestaff of Hospice Compassus in McComb.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be madein Mrs. Emfinger’s name to Hospice Compassus, 140 N. 5th St.,McComb, MS 39648.

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