Cape Gazette

Joanne C. Emkey, Sussex resident

May 20, 2014

Joanne C. Emkey, 73, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014.

She is survived by three sons, Robert Nick Yowell, Frank B. Emkey and his wife Mailene, and Joseph Emkey and his wife Robyn; six grandchildren, Hope, Robyn and Nick Yowell and Chad, Benny and Max Emkey; three great-grandchildren, Jayden, Morgan and Mica. She is also survived by two sisters, Holly Deitrich and Patricia Armstrong; and a brother, Tom Scott.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Robin Hope Yowell.

A private memorial service will be held at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services. Interment will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro.

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