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Alice Elizabeth (Whitmore) Emery

December 3, 1936 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 80)

Alice Elizabeth Emery, 80, of Emery Lane, Petrolia, passed away Saturday evening, October 7, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Callensburg, Clarion County on December 3, 1936, Alice was the daughter of the late Esther A. Whitmore King and Wallace J. King and was raised by her grandparents, the late Samuel and Nanny Whitmore.
She  was a graduate of St. Petersburg-Richland Twp. High School.  Alice was a member of the Faith Community United Methodist Church in Bruin and enjoyed listening to music by the Gaither Brothers.  In her free time, Alice liked to watch television, especially game shows.  She was a wonderful cook and baker, and was known for making the "world's best veggie soup."  Family was extremely important to her and she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Those who knew Alice will always remember her for being a strong fighter who survived cancer, and for having a kind and giving heart. Alice was a longtime resident of the Petrolia area.  
She was married in Callensburg on July 22, 1954 to Wallace L. “Bud” Emery.  Bud preceded her in death on December 20, 2005.
Alice is survived by her children, Wallace “Wally” Emery and his wife, Peg, and Debbie Easley and her husband, Jim, all of Bruin; her grandchildren, Gary Hillwig and his wife, Tiffiny of Six Points, Ryan Easley, Eric Easley, Tara Emery, Steve Emery and his wife, Dana, all of Bruin, and Ray Emery and his wife, Brittany, of Chicora; her great grandchildren, Chelsey Hillwig, Kaylene Hillwig, Zane Everetts, and Zoe Everetts, Malyia Emery, and Greyson Emery; a stepbrother, Wallace J. King Jr., and his wife, Wanda, of Sulligent; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and her caregivers, whom Alice adored, Sue McCue, Marcia Terwilliger, Donna Pyle, Michelle Pyle, and Barb Smith.
Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City, from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday.  A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Floyd Barnhart, pastor of the Faith Community United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will take place Wednesday morning Bear Creek Cemetery, Petrolia.  Memorial contributions in Mrs. Emery's name may be made to the VNA Hospice, 154 Hindman Rd, Butler, PA 16001.
For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit www.hilefh.com.

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