Emma worked for various restaurants. She was a member of the Little Edna Church in Sheffield Township. Emma enjoyed writing articles for the Mountain Eagle newspaper in Whitesburg, Kentucky. She loved quilting and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her loving husband of 67 years, Willie H. Engle; son, Billy (Laredia) Engle of Elyria; daughter-in-law, Valerie Engle; brothers, Richard (Georgia) Sergent of Sheffield Township, Henry Warren Sergent of Murray, Kentucky and Ronald Buford ( Johnella) Sergent of Huntsville, Alabama; sisters, Anna Lee Goins of Whitesburg, Kentucky and Opal Jean (Phill) Adams of Louisville, Kentucky; she is also survived by five grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her son, Bobby Engle in July of 2002; sisters, Ethel Sanders and Sara Belle Sergent; brother, Chester Sergent; and parents, Samuel and Polly Ann (nee Taylor) Sergent.
Friends may call Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 5 to 7 P.M. at Wyers Funeral Chapel, 2900 North Ridge Rd., Elyria and 10 A.M. until time of the funeral service at 11 A.M. at the Little Edna Church Old Regular Baptist of Jesus Christ Faith and Order on Bond Avenue in Sheffield Township. Elders Larry Newsome and Jerry Caskey will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.