WARE SHOALS Grace Martin Emerson, 82, widow of Willie Calvin Emerson, died July 8, 1993 at Self Memorial Hospital. Born in Abbeville County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Parilee Jones Martin. She was retired from Riegel Textile Corporation and was a member of First Baptist Church. Surviving are a son, Willie C. Emerson Jr. of Waterloo; five daughters, Mrs. Joyce Adams of Donalds, Mrs. Maurine Davis, Mrs. Gail Horne and Mrs. Jo Ann Clamp, all of Ware Shoals, and Mrs. Sue Armstrong of Simpsonville; two brothers, James Harold (Buddy) Martin of Donalds and Rayford Martin of Ware Shoals; a sister, Mrs. Rosalie Seigler of Wallace; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Parker-White Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Compton officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family is at the home of Maurine Davis, 53 E. Cork St.
Willie Calvin Emerson
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