(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
George W. Emmons, 63, of Memphis, died after an apparent heart attack. A retired lumber inspector with Chapman Dewey Lumber Co. at Memphis, Emmons was a native of Alcorn County.
He and his wife were in the process of moving back to Corinth yesterday when he suffered the fatal heart attack. He was pronounced dead at Magnolia Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Harvell Emmons; three sons, Lt. Col. B.J. Emmons of Germany, Bobby Emmons of Memphis and William George Emmons of Tupelo; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Ray and Mrs. Wanda Smith, both of Memphis; a sister, Mrs. Vera Brooks of Memphis and 10 grandchildren.
The Daily Corinthian
February 28, 1972