Emma Lou Clopton
Emma Lou Clopton, age 75, of Roscoe, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Kuykendall Cemetery in Cherokee, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Emma was born on Sept. 5, 1937, in Austin, Texas to Ira Elton and Letha Mae (Smith) McCown. She married James Clopton on June 2, 1952. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She is survived by three sons, Jay Clopton and wife Cindy of Goldthwaite, Marty Clopton and wife Mary Lou of Roscoe and Dale Clopton and wife Shannon of Hamlin; two daughters, Pam Henson and husband Johnny of Burnet and Margaret Gardner and husband James of South Carolina; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Roy McCown and wife Joyce of Cherokee; and sister, Rosie Gray and husband George of Cherokee. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Clopton; one son, Yancy Clopton; and several brothers and sisters.