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Alfred William Penn Emmons
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1874
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1955
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Alfred William Penn Emmons, 81 years, 15 days, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ira White, Sikes, Sunday, July 3, were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Sikes Baptist Church. Rev. Clovis Cole conducted the last rites and burial was made in the Sikes Cemetery.

Acting as pallbearers were Oswald White, Douglas Hatcher, Carroll Hatcher, Lawrence Parker, L. V. Johnston, and J. C. Jackson.

Mr. Emmons, born in Sikes, was the son of the late Robert "Bob" Emmons and Susan Thornton Emmons, pioneer residents of Winn. He was born and reared on the same site and when he married he moved to an adjoining 40 acres where he lived the remainder of his life.

A retired school teacher and farmer, he was active in civic and church work, having been a deacon of the Sikes Baptist Church 55 years. He served one term as police juror of Ward Seven and two years as president of the Sikes State Bank.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Julia Crain Emmons of Sikes; five sons, Homer, Japan; R. E. and M. O., of Sikes; Grayson of Shreveport; and Roy of Lake Charles; three daughters, Mrs. Ira White, Rt. 1, Dodson; Mrs. Jesse Hatcher, Sikes; Mrs. Homer Parker, Winnfield; one brother, W. S. Emmons, Sikes; one sister, Mrs. Cuma Crain, Dodson.

He also leaves 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, July 7, 1955 
Family links: 
  Robert E. Emmons (1846 - 1916)
  Susan Elizabeth Thornton Emmons (1847 - 1927)
  Julia Ann Crain Emmons (1877 - 1968)*
  Homer Emmons (1897 - 1960)*
  Bertha Alberta Emmons White (1899 - 1990)*
  Reuel E. Emmons (1901 - 1991)*
  Jessie Marie Emmons Hatcher (1903 - 1988)*
  Jason G. Emmons (1905 - 1906)*
  Infant Son Emmons (1907 - 1907)*
  Robert Grayson Emmons (1908 - 1988)*
  Marvin Oswald Emmons (1910 - 1981)*
  Ava Emmons Parker (1916 - 2006)*
  Roy Emmons (1917 - 2004)*
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Sikes Cemetery
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32269327
Alfred William Penn Emmons
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Alfred William Penn Emmons
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Alfred William Penn Emmons
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- Ron Manley
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