Geraldine Erna Hall Emberton

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Geraldine Erna Hall Emberton, 89, of Little Rock, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2010. She was born in a farmhouse outside Rockdale, Texas, July 22, 1921 to the late Verna Lucy McClanahan Hall and the late Carlos Hall, a Singer sewing machine salesman. She was married to Burford Ray Emberton (b. Red Boiling Springs, TN) for 48 years. She loved beaches, flamingos, playing kazoo in a senior band that visited nursing homes, Wheel of Fortune and AETN's Brit-coms. She studied piano with Jimmy Hagan. Her favorite times were spent with her dog Lucy and grand-dog Dottie. She also loved her cruise to Alaska and trip to England with her husband and daughter. Her snappy Texas comeback was apparent to all she met and she loved being around people who enjoyed life. She was an antiques dealer and retired employee of Alcatel Lucent. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, stepfather William D. Miller (b. Tunica County, Miss.), sister, Mildred Roy Perry, nephew, Carlos Wyatt Perry. Survivors are her daughter Janis D. Emberton of Little Rock, nephew, Jack Vernon Perry of St. Louis, Mo., great-nephews, Scott (Amy), Steve, David, Bobby, Chris Perry and great-niece, Jennifer Perry and great-great-nieces and nephews. Memorials may be sent to Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary, 1210 Polk 48, Mena, Ark. 71953 or the Humane Society. The family would like to thank Treasure Hill Pet Hospital and the caring staff of Hospice Home Care. Graveside services will be 1:30pm at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Services by Griffin Leggett Healey and Roth 501-661-9111. Please sign her online guest book at

Published July 30, 2010