Eema M. Staton was born September 3, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland and passed away June 2, 2014 in Lake Mary, Florida. Eema moved to central Florida in 1957. She is predeceased by her brothers, Dr. William Keefer and Attorney Edward Keefer. Survivors include sister, Lou Barnes; brother, Retired Col. Irvin Keefer; sisters-in-law, Mary and Ginnie Keefer; sons, Jay and Bill Staton; daughters-in-law, Karen and Melinda Staton; grandchildren, Brittany Staton, David Staton, Renae Harper, and Robert and Christopher Ricks; great-granddaughter, Eden Harper; nephew, Edward Keefer, Jr.; and niece, Cheryl Keefer Balassone. The family will host a gathering in memory of Eema on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Baldwin-Fairchild Ivanhoe, 301 NE Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando, Florida.