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Lynelle Mouser Emmons, of McAlester, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in McAlester.
Funeral services will be held at Central Christian Church at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 19, with Mr. Pat Hackler officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in McAlester.
Lynelle Mouser Emmons was born on December 7, 1928, in Eufaula. Lynelle was one of four children born to E.G. and America Elizabeth Gawf Mouser. Lynelle graduated from Eufaula High School in 1946. Lynelle pursued her career at the McIntosh County Health Department.
She married Lloyd L. Emmons on May 27, 1949, at her parent's home in Eufaula. Following their marriage, they both continued their education at Connors State College.
They moved to McAlester in 1957, following her husband's employment at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant. She was later an office manager with Dr. Richard Corley in McAlester.
She served in various ministries at the First Christian Church of McAlester. She was on staff as youth director in the 1960s. She served as a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years and as the Christian edu-cation chairperson.
Lynelle will be remembered for her faith as well as her love of family, friends and country.
She was an active member of the Twin Community Home and Community Education group.
Survivors include her son, Mark and wife, LaDell, of McAlester; grandsons, David and wife, Andrea, of Oklahoma City, and Stephen, of McAlester; great-grandson, Thomas Mark; nieces, Elaine Murray, of Chickasha, and Linda Bussinger, of Nevada, Missouri, and nephew, Bob Mouser and wife, Darya, of St. Charles, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband; parents; sisters, Leota Deacon and Ruth Palmer; twin brother, Seigul (Sig) Mouser, and niece, Gail Deacon Birdwell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Susanne and Richard Carney, Dr. Richard Corley, Bev Ellefson, Jay, Clay and Jacob Grossnicklaus, and the staff of Van Buren House.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Central Christian Church, 920 Central Avenue, McAlester, McAlester Community Christmas Dinner, 216 East Choctaw Avenue, McAlester, or OHCE & 4-H Judy Hightower Memorial Scholarship, 707 West Electric Avenue, McAlester.
Published on January 18, 2018
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