Shirley Emling

February 28, 1930 - March 5, 2013

Shirley Emling, 83, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at her home. She was born February 28, 1930, in Lincoln Park, Michigan. On September 30, 1950, Shirley was united in marriage to Robert Emling, who preceded her in death on March 26, 1995. She is survived by three children: Darl Emling and wife Deirdre, Bruce Emling, Diane Neeley and husband Jerry "Tate"; grandchildren: Lori Lucas, Max Emling, David Emling, Rachel Emling, Erica Emling, Samantha Neeley, Madelynne Neeley; great-grandchildren: Katie Pickel, Christian Villegas, Ava Villegas; and one sister, Doris Warburton. Shirley was preceded in death by a son, Keith Emling, and a grandson, Adam Emling. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a hospice of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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