ADA - Emogene Fletcher, 83, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at 12:57 a.m., at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton. She was born on Oct. 8, 1929, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to the late Birl and Clora (Hall) Wright. On March 21, 1951, she married Paul E. Fletcher who preceded her in death on May 14, 2001.

Emogene was a member of the LaFayette Missionary Baptist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #6 of Ada.

Surviving are two sons, Paul (Lin) Fletcher, of Ada, and Brian (Linnea) Fletcher, of Grove City; a daughter, Sandra (Scot) Rex, of Ada; a son-in-law, Richard Tipple, of Gallipolis; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wilkie (Susie) Wright and Arnold (Betty) Wright, both of Lima; a sister, Carmie Peavler of Bowie, Md.,; and five sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Fletcher of Midland, Texas, Jeanie Smith, of Wooster, Ruth Fletcher, of Lima, Della Newland, of Ada, and Mariann Wright. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Tipple; and four brothers.

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Rev. Ellis Puckett officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hardin County Council on Aging.

Condolences may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com.