Cecil Vern Emison Sr., 77, of Adamsville, died on Saturday, Nov. 18.
He was born in Crockett County, Tennessee, the son of the late James Butrand and Willie Maude Sadler Emison. He was united in marriage to Paulette Kay Ellis, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his daughter, Miki Raines of Smyrna, Tennessee; son, Vern Emison of Adamsville; sisters, Dorothy Pendergrass of Alamo, Tennessee, Ann Hampton of Bells, Tennessee, Linda Sharp of Corinth, Mississippi, Helen Hayes of Alamo, Tennessee, and Marti Mensi of Jackson, Tennessee; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Hershel Emison and Clifton Emison.
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Salem Church Cemetery in Crockett County, Tennessee with Tommy Morgan officiating.