Emalee Beadles, 78, of Commerce passed away on April 6, 2013 in Greenville.
She was born in Quitman on September 5, 1934 to Jimmy & Viola Dodson and was raised in a family of crop workers and farmers.
Emalee married Lonnie Beadles in Sulphur Springs on November 10, 1950, and she spent her years as a loving homemaker to her husband and children.
A devout Christian, Emalee was a member of Old Concord Baptist Church of Jacobia.
She is survived by her husband, daughter Sue Johnson of Commerce, daughter Melba Bogan of Commerce, daughter June Miller of Commerce, daughter Holly Press of Greenville, son Ricky Beadles of Celeste, son Lonnie Beadles Jr. of Commerce, sister, Lou Dean Dale of Athens, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Emalee was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Odell Dodson and Richard Dodson, sisters Jane Dodson and Trudy Childres, and infant grandson Lance Beadles.
Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Monday, April 8, 2013 and service will be 10:00 am Tuesday, April 8, 2013 both at the Lynch Funeral Service Chapel in Greenville. Interment will follow service at South Sulphur Cemetery in Commerce.
Online condolences may be made at www.lynchfuneralservice.com and www.heraldbanner.com.