Emma Leona Waits, resident of Chalk Hill community passed away, Wednesday June 17, 2020 at age 88. A graveside service will be held at Chalk Hill Cemetery, Friday, June 19 at 9:00 a.m. The service will be officiated by Tommy Ferrell, Nathan Ferrell, and Scott Osenbaugh.
Emma was born in Longview on November 19, 1931. Daughter of Wiley and Dessie Freeman. She had 12 siblings. She was a founding member of Chalk Hill Assembly of God in 1953 and has been a devoted member ever since.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley and Dessie Freeman, husband Aubrey Waits, and daughter Ruthie Ford. She is survived by 3 daughters and son in laws, Becky and Nick Fountain, Dory and Jimmie Ferrell, and Brenda and Pat Pither. She has 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 8 great great-grandchildren.
The Family would also like to extend a special thanks to Heritage Hospice for their loving care.
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