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Emma Lee Ellis Rasberry
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1904
Texas, USA
Death: May 19, 2001
Woodville
Tyler County
Texas, USA

Note: Rasberry name is misspelled in the obituary, but here it is: Emma Lee Raspberry, 96, of Woodville, Texas, died Saturday, May 19, 2001 at the Tyler County Hospital in Woodville. Funeral services were held Monday, May 21 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Woodville with burial in Magnolia Cemetery in Woodville. Officiating at the services were Dr. Raymond A. Parker and Dr. Dwayne Freese. Serving as pallbearers were Guy Raspberry, Jason Riley, Clyde Riley, Derold James, Dwight Campbell, and Craig Marshall. Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren. Visitation was held on Sunday, May 20 from 5- 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Raspberry was born August 21, 1904 to J.H. and Minnie Wiessel Ellis in Colita, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Woodville and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Woodville. She is survived by her daughters and son-inlaw, Minnie Sumrall of Pt. Neches, Evelyn and J.D. James and Jimmie Ruth Cooley all of Woodville' brother, C.M. Bilbro of San Antonio; sister, Elsie Gordon of Highlands; 17 grandchildren; 31 greatgrandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services were under the direction of Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home of Woodville. Published in the Tyler County Booster 
 
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 Parents:
  Jehu Henry Ellis (1853 - 1914)
  Minnie Wissel McCarty (1883 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Fred Vinson Rasberry (1898 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Edna Monnette Rasberry Burtis (1922 - 1999)*
  Carel Hickman Rasberry (1923 - 1996)*
  Minnie Lee Rasberry Sumrall (1925 - 2008)*
  Rose Laverne Rasberry Saunders (1927 - 1974)*
  Evelyn Lawina Rasberry James (1928 - 2005)*
  Bonnie Louise Rasberry (1930 - 1941)*
  Ernestine Earline Rasberry Orton (1934 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Ellis (1881 - 1952)**
  John Amos Ellis (1881 - 1935)**
  Carrie Elizabeth Ellis Chessher (1888 - 1949)**
  Mamey Agnes Ellis Witt (1892 - 1978)**
  Corby R Ellis (1897 - 1972)**
  Ernest E. Ellis (1903 - 1981)*
  Emma Lee Ellis Rasberry (1904 - 2001)
  Jettie Ellis Wiederhold (1906 - 1993)*
  Aubrey Ellis (1909 - 1916)*
  Hazel Ellis Norwood (1910 - 1963)*
  Henry Augusta Ellis (1912 - 1993)*
  Cornelius Melvin Bilbro (1916 - 2004)**
  Elsie Lee McCarty Gordon (1922 - 2013)**
  Jonnie Mae McCarty (1924 - 1924)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Woodville
Tyler County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Roselyn Pierce
Originally Created by: C. T. Lewis
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45456035
Emma Lee <i>Ellis</i> Rasberry
Added by: Roselyn Pierce
 
Emma Lee <i>Ellis</i> Rasberry
Added by: Roselyn Pierce
 
Emma Lee <i>Ellis</i> Rasberry
Added by: Roselyn Pierce
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
 
 
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