Clovis Emerson
3/31/1921 - 11/26/2008

 Clovis Emerson, 87 of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 8:45 P.M. at Baylor Medical Center of Dallas. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 1 P.M. at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Coyle Stephenson officiating. Burial will be in Tidwell Cemetery.
Mr. Emerson was born on March 31, 1921 in Gilmer, Texas to Dennis D. Emerson and Leola Collier. He married Shirley Nelson on January 8, 1982 in Greenville, Texas. He was a fireman, home builder and farmer. He was in the USAAF-Signal Corp and attended Tidwell Baptist Church.
Mr. Emerson is survived by his wife of Greenville, son and wife, Larry & Vivian Emerson of Athol, ID, daughter & husband, Carol and Bill Patterson of Mineola, brother, L.D. Emerson of Livermore, CA, grandson & wife, Paul and Kris Emerson, granddaughters & husbands, Stephanie & Pat Cove and Ashley and Clayton Goetz and grandson, Mitchell Emerson, great-grandchildren, Brady, Brandon, Brooklyn and Brice Emerson, Dezirae, Triston and Lilliana Cove and Haylie Goetz and four step-grandsons.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Billie Jean Fagan in February 2002.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 2, 2008 from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

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