Connie Emerson passed away on
Saturday, November 9, 2002, in Moss at the age of 53. Connie was born in
Lamar, Oklahoma, to Tom and Lela Jay. Connie attended Moss School. Connie
married T. J. Emerson in Texas and they were married for 21 years. She
loved being a mother, and loved her son Scott. Connie also enjoyed working
at OBU and all her students that she got to know.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and
Lela Jay; three brothers, Raymond, Lowell, and Bobby Jay, and one sister
Survivors are her husband, T. J. Emerson of the home;
son, Scott Emerson and wife, Stacy of Ada, Oklahoma; sisters, Cora Mooney
of Holdenville, Oklahoma; Minnie Stanfield of Henryetta, Oklahoma; Velva
Wagoner of Moore, Oklahoma; Ruby Whitfield of Eugene, Oregon; brothers,
Jobie Jay of Holdenville, Oklahoma; Ocie Jay of Holdenville, Oklahoma;
Tommy Jay of Newton, Kansas; Harold Jay of Holdenville, Oklahoma; Burl Jay
of Wolf, Oklahoma and Billy Jay of Holdenville, Oklahoma. Her mother and
father-in-law, Jack and Shirley Emerson of Stuart, Oklahoma. Connie is
survived by a host of other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 13,
2002 at the East Main Church of Christ. Internment followed the service at
Holdenville, Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.