Emma Jean Squires, 82

GASSAWAY, W.Va. – Emma Jean Squires (Emogene) 82, of Gassaway, W.Va., passed away on Oct. 24, 2013, following a brief illness. She resided in Calcutta, Ohio, until 2006.

Born June 5, 1931, in Polemic, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Luther and Myra Sears. She was retired from Homer Laughlin China.

She is survived by her son, Robert L. Squires of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; and daughters-in-law Della C. Squires of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and Alice Squires of Lisbon, Ohio; one brother, Cecil Sears of South Bend, Ind.; four grandchildren, Susan Squires-Donatelli of Flemington, N.J.; Eric Squires of Little River, S.C.; David Squires of Salem, Ohio and Matthew Squires of East Liverpool, Ohio; and four great-granddaughters and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymen Squires and son Richard Squires; brothers Ray, Roy and Orval Sears; sisters Ella Cutlip, Della Collins, Nellie Collins and Avanel Williams.

Visitation will be held at noon on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, followed by funeral services at 1 p.m. at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home in Sutton, W.Va. Burial will be in the Heaters Cemetery, Heaters, W.Va.