Emma Jean McGrew

Monday, December 1, 2014

Emma Jean McGrew, 76, of Manila, passed from this life, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at her home.

Born in Arbyrd, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Julia Elizabeth Jackman and was a 1957 graduate of Arbyrd High School. She had lived in Indiana for 37 years before returning to Manila in 1994.

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a son, Darryl McGrew.

She is survived by her husband, Dale McGrew of the home;

One daughter, Julia Mae Braun of Crown Point, Indiana;

One sister, June Hoskins and her husband Bob of Piggott;

Four sisters-in-law, Carol Yarbro, Linda Crouse and her husband Bernard, Katie McGrew and Laverne Shipley and her husband Charles;

One brother-in-law, Jerry McGrew and his wife Patsy; and

Five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with the Rev. Andy Andros officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from noon until service time at the funeral home.

A guest register is at www.howardfuneralservice.com.