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Obituary for My Grandmother, Emogene Davis Harris Wilson, August 19, 1921 to June 2, 2016

Emogene Wilson, the daughter of the late Jack and Della Davis, was the youngest of twelve siblings whom all preceded her in death, was born in Deberry, Texas on August 19, 1921.
      She answered proudly to Mama, Madea, Little Auntie, Aunt Emogene, Granny, Miss. Harris, Sister Wilson, and Mother Wilson. She had a smile so bright, and we shall never forget that giggle of hers..

     She was spiritually strong and centered; A beautiful child of God, who forever praised the Lord, even on her answering machine: "John 3 and 16. For God so loveth the world that he gave his only begotten son, that who-soever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting life.  Please leave your message after the beep. God loves you." 
     Every heart that loved her that she loved in return was shaped and molded by her ability to squeeze in a "Well, praise the Lord," and a smile.
    Mama had a successful career as a Master Barber. She was an independent woman to admire. She was a o…