|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1885|
|Death: ||Sep. 2, 1964|
W. S. Emmons, 79, former principal of the Sikes High School and former Mayor of the Village of Sikes, died Wednesday in a Winnfield hospital after a brief illness.
Born and reared in the Mineral Springs community, Mr. Emmons was also a prominent farmer. He served his ward and the parish in many capacities on committees and in organizations throughout the years. A member of the Sikes Baptist Church, he also served as Lay Preacher and teacher of the Men's Bible Class.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Sikes Baptist Church with Rev. Willie James and Rev. C. S. Cadwallader officiating. Burial will follow in the Sikes Cemetery under direction of Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Clara Emmons of Sikes; five sons, Bob Emmons of Sikes; W. S. Emmons, Jr., of Beaumont, Texas; M. W. Emmons of Baton Rouge; Glenroy Emmons of Fort Collins, Colo.; and Fontaine Emmons of Monroe; one daughter, Mrs. Robert Hartsell of Manhatten, Kansas; and 19 grandchildren.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, September 3, 1964
Robert E. Emmons (1846 - 1916)
Susan Elizabeth Thornton Emmons (1847 - 1927)
Clara Elizabeth Wilson Emmons (1888 - 1967)*
Winfred Sebastian Emmons (1920 - 2000)*
Martel Wilson Emmons (1922 - 2004)*
George Robert Emmons (1936 - 2012)*
Cartha Ann Emmons Elliott (1868 - 1954)*
Nancy L. Emmons Kidd (1870 - 1930)*
Alfred William Penn Emmons (1874 - 1955)*
Mary Jane Emmons Gates (1877 - 1923)*
Talitha Cumi Emmons Crain (1878 - 1960)*
Argon T. Emmons Parker (1882 - 1949)*
Winfred Sebastian Emmons (1885 - 1964)
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
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