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Emma Estelle Tutor, age 73, of Water Valley, MS passed from this life Friday, November 5, 2021, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. She was born June 6, 1948, in Water Valley MS to the late Raymond and Dorothy (Shepherd) Tutor. Emma was a life long resident of Water Valley. She had a tender and loving heart, and always had a nice word to say. Emma was remembered by her family as outgoing and enjoyed shopping, putting together puzzles, and doing adult coloring, but nothing meant more to her than her family, which she adored.
Visitation is planned for Tuesday, November 9, 2021, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 2:00 PM until 3:00 AM. Services will follow at 3:00 PM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Dr. Bob Hill officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Emma is survived by one sister, Karen Stricklin (David); one uncle, Billy Shepherd of Independence, MS; two aunts, Mavice Wallace (Leon) of Water Valley, and Carolyn Rowsey (Kenneth) of Meridian, MS.
Along with her parents, Emma was preceded in death by one brother, James Tutor.