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Emma Lee Singleton

Memorial Service for Emma Lee Singleton, age 84, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Huff officiating.

Emma passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at Medical City, Dallas.   She was born to Columbus and Annie Heath in Trenton, North Carolina on October 19, 1932.  She married George Thomas Singleton on September 15, 1958 in West Covina, California.  Emma was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and retired from the Sulphur Springs school system where she was employed as a bus driver. She served in the U.S. Navy as a dental technician from 1953 thru 1959 during the Korean War Era.

Emma is survived by her husband George Singleton; sons, Art Singleton of Phoenix, AZ, Roy Singleton and wife Cathy; daughter, Jackie Carter and husband Curtis of Wentworth, MO; brothers, Gene Heath of Portsmith, VA and Ray Heath of Benson, NC; sister, Anna Laura Smith of Trenton, NC; many nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Kathrine Jacobsen, of Dana Point, CA, Scott Pope of Yuma, AZ, Jennifer Sikes of  Humble, TX , Christopher Pope of  Lindale, TX, Lance Singleton of Austin, TX, Heath Singleton of Hinseville, GA. Great-grandchildren are Emma Sikes, Carly Sikes, Hunter Farrer, Trenton Farrer, Elliott Pope, Aubery Pope, Cheyenne Pope

She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers and sisters.

Memorials can be made to WOMENSMEMORIAL.ORG, Women’s Memorial Foundation Department 560, Washington DC 20042-0560, 1-800-222-2294 or Calvary Baptist Church, 130 Lee St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home

Author: Staff Reporter

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