Emma Lee (King) Wallace

CENTRALIA — Emma Lee (King) Wallace, 37, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 in St. Louis, Mo.

Emma was born on February 14, 1979 in Centralia, Ill., a daughter to Mitchell Henry and Joyce Marie (Webster) King.

Wallace, Emma - obit picShe is survived by her mother, Joyce King; two sons, Servante King Wallace and Amarion King Wallace, both of Centralia; one brother, Ty’Won Webster, of Centralia; grandparents, Hamp and Marla Webster, of Centralia; four uncles, Eddie McGee and wife Sue of Midland, Texas, Calvin McGee of St. Paul, Minn., Hamp Webster III of Carbondale, Ill., and Frederick Webster of Centralia; three aunts, Joan Glispie of Paducah, Ky., Linda Webster of Centralia, and Shalonda Webster of Centralia; three nieces, Desiree Jones, Myha Webster, and Anya Webster. all of Centralia; three nephews, Jailen Webster of Bloomington, Ill., Ja’chai Webster. of Centralia, and Amani Webster of St. Louis, Mo.; and numerous great-aunts and great-uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father, Mitchell Henry King; and her grandmother, Emma Webster.

Emma worked at McDonald’s in Nashville, Ill. and as a hairdresser for many different funeral homes in the area. She was a very good cook and loved cooking soul food, traveling, and going out with friends. Emma was known as a very friendly person to all who knew her.

Funeral services for Emma Wallace will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at New Bethel Baptist Church in Centralia, with Reverend Ron Johnson officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

Visitation will be on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia.

Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

For more information or to sign an online guest register, please visit sutherlandfuneralhome.com