TUSCALOOSA | Emma Kate Jones, age 11, of Tuscaloosa, earned her angel wings on August 22, 2015. Visitation will be Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North. A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015, at Buhl Baptist Church in Buhl, Ala. with her uncle Lonnie Marlowe officiating. Burial will follow in Pate Cemetery in Buhl, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, L.A. and JoAnne Marlowe, Walter Farley, Langston Jones, and Bart and Irene Poe.
Survivors include her mother April (Keith); father, Shane; sister, Avery; brother, Lance; grandparents, Betty Findley (Larry) and Lonnie Marlowe (Celeste), Martha and Ken Jones; great-grandmothers Oline Farley and Edna Oswalt; uncles, Lonnie Marlowe (Jenny) and Kenny Jones; and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family and friends that loved her dearly.
Emma was an angel on earth with a contagious smile that captured the hearts of all. Emma was the true example of a perfect child. She was a beautiful, smart, selfless, respectable child with a tender heart for everyone she encountered. Her gentle soul and sweet spirit will forever be missed but her memory will forever live in our hearts.
Pallbearers will be Rick Poe, Dustin Glover, Chris Jewell, Greg Siavelis, Jason Fitch, Patrick O'Hanlon, Kasey Lee, BJ Bonner, Chris Stinnett, Billy Wilson and Chris Durham.
Honorary pallbearers are Hillcrest Middle School, Taylorville Primary School, Englewood Elementary School, Phifer Inc. and Maw Maw's Early Learning Center.
Thank you for the outpouring of love and support each of you have shown during this difficult time. We appreciate your continued prayers.
In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at First National Bank of Central Alabama RE: Emma Kate Jones.
Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North.
A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015, at Buhl Baptist Church in Buhl, Ala.