Emma Jean Millner, age 89 of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Joplin Health & Rehab.
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Emma was born on December 26, 1929 in Columbus, Ks., the daughter of the late Irvin and Violet (Napier) Pursley. She has been a Joplin resident for 62 years, Emma worked for the Galena School District as an Elementary Teacher. She attended The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Joplin.
She married, Gilbert Millner in 1951, he preceded her in death in 2013. Survivors include her son, David Millner of Joplin, a daughter, Shelley Davis of Wichita, Ks., Three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday December 28, 2019, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses West Congregation, 1201 S. Schifferdecker, Joplin. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation following the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.