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Emmie L. Fulgham, 79, passed away on April 6, 2022 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Emmie was born on October 31, 1942, in McAdams, to the late Emmett and Opal Adcock. Emmie worked as the Dietary Manager at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point for 17 years. She loved attending gospel singing's and singing conventions. She enjoyed bird watching, traveling, and shopping. Anyone needing help, she was the first one to volunteer. She was a active member of Faith Baptist Church in West Point until her health declined. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Pete Moore and Arlon Fulgham, one daughter, Shelia Freeman, and a great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Whitaker.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 10, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ben Yarber officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Tammy Fowler (James) of West Point, one son, Richard Moore (Mary) of Pheba: twelve grandchildren; Shana Smith, Danielle Whitaker, Crystal Freeman, Stephanie Freeman, Kevin Freeman, Lydale Bigham, Jonathan Bigham,Ty Fowler, Corey Fowler, Brandon Voyles (Kathy), Jasmine Cook (Josh), and Chase Voyles (Jayme), twenty-four great grandchildren and one sister, Jo Peeples of West Point.
Pallbearers will be Josh Smith, Derek Whitaker, Keo Davidson, Kevin Freeman, Doug Arick, and Chase Voyles.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Richard Moore, James Fowler, Bill Ladd, and Bill Blankenship.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39215.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com