Emma Lea Martin Brown, 94, of Cabot passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She was born November 5, 1922 in Mt. View,Arkansas to the late Robert Kimmel and Dora Webb Kimmel.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 21 years Cecil Martin, and her husband of 11 years, Carrol Brown, whom she married after the passing of Cecil. She is also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
She is survived by two daughters; Jane Bailey (Gary) of Ft Worth, TX., and Ann Martin (Mike) of Yukon,Oklahoma, five grandchildren; Lisa Oudthone (Kitt) of Cabot, AR., Andrea Venable (Rick) of Ft. Worth, TX., Misty Bailey of Ft. Worth, TX., Jared Dornblaser of Alma, AR., and Rachel Dornblaser of Yukon, OK., four great grandchildren; Ashley Patterson (Ian) of Ward, AR., Amanda Jarman of Little Rock, AR., Devin Venable (Christina) of Ft. Worth, TX. and Tiffany Venable of Ft. Worth, TX., and one great great granddaughter, Ella Rose Patterson. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other family members whom she loved very much.
Emma was a longtime member of Clinton United Methodist church in Clinton, Arkansas.
She loved to sew and was an exceptional seamstress. She especially enjoyed sewing dance costumes and formal gowns. Emma was well known in the communities of Clinton and Mt. View as an exceptional and talented seamstress.
Most of all Emma loved and cherished her family. Emma was a homemaker and cared for the needs of her family all of her life. Her most beloved times in life where those spent with her family. Emma was a devoted and caring mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She had the cherished privilege of becoming a great great grandmother to Ella Rose whose presence in the room seemed to brighten her day. Emma will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, April 21, 2017 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton with Kitt Oudthone officiating. Vistitation will be held one hour prior to the service at 9:00 A.M., at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Clinton Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jared Dornblaser, Kitt Oudthone, Ian Patterson, and Mike Shankle.