Jessie Emerson


DUMAS- Ms. Jessie Mae Emerson, 66 of Dumas, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Born April 12, 1948 in Backgate, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Ollie Mae Goodloe, Sr. She was a member of St. Peters Rock MBC in Dumas, a retired Social Worker for the Department of Human Services, and a Volunteer at Delta Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her son, Vincent Emerson of Dumas; two brothers, Alex Emerson of Dumas, Jesse Emerson, Jr. of McGehee, one grandchild, one great-grandchild.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2014 at St. Peters Rock Baptist in Dumas with Rev. Larry Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Cemetery at Backgate by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. The body will lie in state at the Church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. The family will be at 302 West Jones Street in Dumas. Online Register:www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com