Emma Adaway

Published 4:38 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Emma “Alma” Adaway

Emma “Alma” Adaway, 87, of Nederland, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care, Nederland. She was born on February 25, 1925, to Eurina Theriot Savoy and Cline D. Savoy.  Emma loved animals, especially chickens and dogs. She enjoyed gardening, bingo, and flowers.

Survivors include her daughters, Emma Creel and her husband, Randy, of Vidor; Patricia Ann Sehon of Port Acres; Stacy Ward and her husband, Chris, of Port Neches; and Mary Cecil Windham and her husband, Jerry, of Nederland; sons, William Gallier of Vidor; Wilson Adaway, Jr. of Nederland; Earnest “Bobo” Adaway and his wife, Susan, of Port Arthur; Raymond Lee Adaway and his wife, Elizabeth Ann, of Port Neches; Leroy Adaway and his wife, Kathy, of Zavalla; Michael Adaway and his wife, Marilyn, of Port Arthur; Bryant Adaway of Vidor; and James Adaway and his wife, Shirley, of Silsbee; thirty-three grandchildren; and twenty great-grandchildren.

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She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilson Adaway, Sr.; sons, Marvin Gallier and Stephen Adaway; brother, Ervin Savoy; and sister, Irma Lawrence.

A gathering of Mrs. Adaway’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Broussard’s, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.  

Complete and updated information may be found at www.broussards1889.com.