Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010
Mass at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery
Jimmy Emerson, 61,of Hillsboro, entered into rest on November 8, 2010 at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born February 17, 1949 in St. Louis; he was the son of Dorothy "Dottie" (nee Talley) Barker of St. John's, MO and the late William Emerson. He is survived by his loving wife, Catherine "Kay" (nee Lopretta) Emerson of Hillsboro.
Mr. Emerson was a sheet metal worker for Lackey Sheet Metal of St. Louis and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and Local 36-Sheet Metal Workers Union. He enjoyed going to the Casino and spending time with his family.
Mr. Emerson is also survived by two sons: Jimmy (Katey) Emerson, Jr. of Woodson Terrace, MO and Derek Emerson of Farmington; a daughter, Amanda (Brian) Austin of Farmington; and seven grandchildren: Shelby, Travis, Bailey, Chloe, Riley, Brennan and Brayden.
Monsignor Jerome Buchheit will be officiating mass.