Emma

June 9, 1946 ~ August 26, 2021

Born in: Fort Deposit, AL
Resided in: Los Angeles, CA

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Viewing: September 15, 2021 5:00 pm - September 15, 2021 7:00 pm

Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions - McMillan Center
1016 W. 164th Street
Gardena, CA 90247

310-792-7580
www.lafuneral.com

Service: September 16, 2021 11:00 am

Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions - McMillan Center
1016 W. 164th Street
Gardena, CA 90247

310-792-7580
www.lafuneral.com

Reception: September 16, 2021 1:00 pm - September 16, 2021 3:00 pm

Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions - McMillan Center
1016 W. 164th Street
Gardena, CA 90247

310-792-7580
www.lafuneral.com

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  1. Mommie, you were always everything I ever needed. You are safely in the arms of the Lord. Thank you for a wonderful upbringing and for making me a strong, compassionate woman.
    Kelly Ann

  2. candle 2May you rest in peace Queen. You were very special to many , although I didn’t have the opportunity to spend much time with you, I felt the love you had for your family and knew you gave your all. 😇😘😇

  3. candle 7My sincere condolences to all of my sister’s children, grandchildren, and all of her relatives and friends. My prayers are with you all. 🙏🙏🙏

  4. candle 8Mommie, you were my world and my best-friend on earth, now you’re an Angel that’s watching and protecting me from heaven. Thank you for our early morning talks, prayers and encouragements . Everyone who met you knew you were the most caring loving , supporting mom, grandmother, relative and friend on this earth!!. Rest In Peace mom. My heart and mind will never ever forget you, until we meet again, your daughter Kemi.❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  5. candle 1I miss my grandma so much Its hard not picking up the phone and calling her and my boys not having her like they always had she was one of the strongest wemon in our family her dermenor and the way she care about people was always unique , she always helped if she could and gave her openly opinion on anything my grandma was like. And love by people in her neighborhood her door was never closed and was always open. We always had these big birthday partites for who ever it was in the month and shww would cook big bar b cues and the whole family would come together she always did big celebration for the holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. I cant believe she is gone rest in peace grandma love you forever will miss you
    . Nicole k Randolph

  6. candle 1Dear Mom
    You were my everything, I love you so much. My heart hurts. Your spirit is with God. You have no more pain and suffering. I look at your pictures in my phone everyday. You will forever be in my heart. Love you forever Mom. Fatima ❤

  7. Kelly,
    I pray that God continue to bless you and your family during these difficult times. We met your mother when she came to Texas to visit you and James. It was such a pleasure meeting her. I will never forget her warm Spirit and beautiful smile. 🙏🏽

  8. May fond memories of your mother bring you comfort during this time and laughter of the things she use to say. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

  9. To my Dear Emma Cross,
    A Lady and very good friend , that made laugh every time she called me and tell the latest, she had a way about her to know when something was wrong, Her advice was very helpful . I always thanked her and appreciated kindful thought of love
    RIP

  10. candle 7Sister
    For many years we’ve shared our lives; we’ve once lived under one roof. Sometimes we laughed, sometimes we cried. The younger years have faded fast, and we’ve gone our separate ways.
    But through all times, our bond in life remains. You are and will always be my Sister.
    “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Number 6:24-26

  11. candle 8Auntie,

    You was taken from us to soon & I regret us not being as close as we once was. I know you are up in heaven looking down on all us & just know that I always have & will love you!

  12. Kelly,

    Words can’t express how much I want you to know my sincere condolences. Praying God’s peace, comfort and love for you and your family at this moment. He is the only one that can do it and here when you may need it the most. Sending love from Grand Prairie, TX. Love you, Bette!!

  13. candle 8Auntie, although we was not as close as we once was, I never stopped loving you and I never will. I know you are up in heaven watching down on everyone. You have touched the leaves of so many people that your memory will live on forever. R.I.H.

  14. candle 7Aunt Jean, we have had many funny battles over the phone over the years which I will miss a lot. We had just talked right before your transition when I was not doing so well. I appreciated your words of encouragement. You fought the good fight but now may you Rest In Peace! Well I know we will all miss you dearly and I will try keep my word to you!
    Rest well Aunt Jean

  15. candle 3Kelly,

    I cannot begin to imagine how you feel. I know that your mom would want you to feel calm, at peace, and most importantly stress free.

    On days that are too hard or when you need just a few minutes to yourself, please take a moment to breathe….inhale slowly and exhale slowly.

    Each time you begin to feel a slight bit overwhelmed, as you continue to inhale slowly and exhale slowly…think of pleasant thoughts, think of your mom’s favorite food(s), hum the tune of your mom’s favorite song, and/or simply cry out to your mom for she will be able to hear you. Just because you cannot physically touch your mom, you will be able to see her and feel her presence each day because she is a part of you.

    Big sis, everything is going to be fine…

    We love you and send our deepest condolences,
    Daphnee, Charis, Nana, and Anthony

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