Emma Ruth Etchieson age 88, of the Clear Springs Community near Okolona, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Little Rock. She was born August 11, 1930 to the late John A. and Lennie Crosslin Kelly. Emma was a member of Antoine United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Gerald Meeks Etchieson and wife Mary of Magnet Cove, David Etchieson and wife Donna of Conway; one daughter, Martha Pam Doughty of Conway; six grandchildren, Charles Stephen Etchieson, James Peter Etchieson, Ruth Anne Peterson, Bonnie Ellen Taylor, Kimberly Mae Doughty-McCannon and Max Clyde Doughty; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald D. Etchieson; parents and brother, Johnny "Junior" Kelly.
Graveside service will be at 3:00 PM Tuesday, November 27th
at Smyrna Cemetery near Okolona with Bro. Jim Henderson officiating.
Memorials may be made to Smyrna Cemetery Fund.