Mrs. Ema Belle Wilson Obituary

Here is an obituary I found in a box of old photos owned by my husband's grandmother. This is her grandmother's obituary.

Source: Unknown (All I have is a corner of the page with date only. Clue: There are advertisements for two business located in Frederick on the back of the obituary.)

Thursday, May 31, 1951
Mrs. Wilson Buried Tuesday
Ema Belle Choate, born November 19, 1885, in Tennessee, moved to Mansfield, Texas, when a small child. She married in Texas in 1898 to Jefferson Thomas Jones and several years later moved to Mangum, Oklahoma. Born to their union were 3 boys and 2 girls. Mr. Jones passed away March 27, 1927. She moved with her sons to California in 1941, where she married Mr. James P. Wilson on January 17, 1945. They were married in Yuma, Arizona, and immediately returned to Davidson, Oklahoma, where they have lived for six years. She passed away at 5:30 pm at her home in Davidson, May 27, 1951. Surviving are three sons; W T Jones of Ajo, Arizona and M M Jones of Compton, California, and O B Jones of Compton, California, twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 29, at 2 pm in the Church of Christ with Rev. George Wilkins officiating. Burial was in Davidson Cemetery.
1. I believe the correct spelling of her name contains two Ms. EMMA
2. First husband's actual name is Thomas Jefferson Jones according to 1910 Greer County Census records. I believe he is buried in Reed Cemetery, Greer County, OK. b. 10 Mar 1871 d. 27 or 29 Mar 1927.
3. Children from first husband are Flossie Edna Jones Godwin (died 1947), Letha L Jones Sanders (died in her 20's), William T. Jones, Marvin M. Jones, and Orville B. Jones.
4. James Pinkny Wilson buried beside her. b. 14 Mar 1876 d. 26 Nov 1953 (two years after Emma).

Submitted by Amy E. Garcia on September 6, 2002.