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Services at Baker For George (Madison) Emmons (No Name on Paper)

George Madison Emmons, aged 80, 1908 Cherry Street, Baker, Oregon, died Saturday afternoon at his home.

Services for Mr. Emmons were conducted at 11:00 am Tuesday morning at West and Company Chapel. Joe Jewett officiated. Interment was in Mount Hope.

Mr. Emmons, son of John and Martha Emmons, was born in Carthage, Illinois on October 5, 1880. He moved with his parents to Oregon at the age of 5 and had lived in this state since then. He was a farmer in Wallowa, Union and Baker counties. he was married to Pearl Akins in Enterprise on October 14, 1902 and the family moved to Enterprise in 1925, then to La Grande in 1928 and to Baker in 1932.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl, of Baker; by a daughter, Mrs. Erma Nutt of Baker; by a brother, Charles Emmons of Enterprise; a sister, Mrs. Charles Thornburg of Enterprise; by a daughter-in-law, Esther Emmons of La grande; two grandsons, LeRoy Emmons of Wallowa and Donald Emmons of La Grande; by a granddaughter, Patricia Schon, of Baker; and by 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Thornburg and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Homan drove to Baker for the funeral.

Contributed by: S. Renee Schaeffer

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