She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Clay County, the daughter of Fred Nicholls Sr. and Olive Whitaker Nicholls. She graduated from Brazil High School. On March 28, 1937, Marjorie was married to Frederick Emmert and together they raised their three children in Clay County. Marjorie was a devoted wife, mom and grandmother. She and Fred enjoyed traveling to Florida and California in their later years and meeting new friends. She also took the trip of her lifetime to Alaska a few years ago and enjoyed every minute.
Mrs. Emmert was a member of the Forest Ave. EUB Church and after it was closed she attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Brazil. She also enjoyed visiting with her friends of the "Red Hat Society."
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred Emmert on June 22, 1995, two brothers Ted Nicholls, John Nicholls, four sisters Gertrude Duncan, Bernice Buchholz, Ruth Elton and Joan Birt.
Survivors include her children Sam Emmert and wife Joyce, Brazil, Edward Emmert, Brazil, and Peggy Spratt, Carmel, five grandchildren Brad Emmert, Kim Emmert O'Dell and husband Steven, all of Brazil, Trevor Spratt, Taylor Spratt, Indianapolis, and Mallory Spratt, Nashville, Tenn., one brother Fred Nicholls, Jr., Poland, several nieces and nephews and extended family.
The family would like to mention the caregivers Lori, Connie, Donelle and Mindy, who helped to care for Marjorie with such concern and tender care.
Services will be held Monday, at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Rick Wetnight officiating. Burial will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, from 5-7 p.m., and again Monday, one hour prior to services.
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