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Bernice Walker Emery

EMERY, BERNICE WALKER A homemaker, resident of Port Allen and native of Ventress, she died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2004.

Visiting at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Port Allen, religious service, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Phillip Joseph. Interment in Christ Baptist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by four daughters, Willie Mae Honore and Diane Emery-Jackson, both of Baton Rouge, and Johnnie Mae and Stacy Emery, both of Port Allen; three sons, Robert Lee Sr. and wife Arelene; the Rev. Dr. Phillip Joseph and wife Sandra of Port Allen, and Lionel Joseph and wife Lorraine of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Bertha Battley of New Roads and Rosetta Battley of New Orleans; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ramsey "Ramey" Joseph; second husband, Johnnie F. Emery; father, Grady Walker; mother, Corrine Jackson Walker Williams; stepfather, Elijah Williams; three brothers, Wilson, Joseph and the Rev. Irvin Walker; a daughter-in-law, Jessie Johnson Joseph; and a son-in-law, Martin Honore Jr.

She was a member of Christ Baptist Church Senior Choir, Willing Workers Auxiliary and was a Young Adult Choir co-sponsor until her death.

She was also a member of the West Baton Rouge Women's Auxiliary, Fourth District Woman's Auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star Minerva G. Minor Chapter 34 until her health began to fail.

Hall's Mortuary, Port Allen, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Advocate from October 29 to October 30, 2004


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 75697424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernice Walker Emery (3 Nov 1922–22 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75697424, citing Christ Baptist Church Cemetery, Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by treefrog (contributor 47203955) .