George Allen Emerick, Sr., age 75, of Theodosia, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 in Branson, Missouri. He was born May 8, 1938, in Edgar County, Illinois. George was the son of Cecil and Irene (Baldwin) Emerick. Cremation is under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ruth Ann Emerick; two sisters, Mary Waltrip, Violet Brown; three infant sons.
George is survived by his wife, Sharon (Ward) Emerick of the home; a daughter, Elizabeth Fonner and husband Michael of Isabella, Missouri; a son, Allen Emerick, Jr. of Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Michael Emerick and wife Vanae of Rogersville, Missoouri, Jessica Henson and husband Lee of Oakland, Arkansas; five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Kaden, Emila, Manuel and Adalyn; five brothers, Gale, Junior, Butch, Ton and Terry; five sisters, Lois Shonk, Verna Lee Sly, Betty Pearson, Rose Simpson and Joyce Jeffery; as well as a very special friend, Leonard Ahlgren.
A memorial service will be held 5:00 pm Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Salem General Baptist Church with Don Yarger officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family. For online condolences please visit our website www.cremationsoftheozarks.com .