Josephine Emmett Obituary

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Josephine Interrante Emmett

September 14, 1922 - June 16, 2014
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Josephine Interrante Emmett, 91, of Dallas passed away peacefully on Monday, June 16, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed many special times with her family. She was stylish, loved to travel, enjoyed being with her many friends, and maintained a wide range of interests throughout her life. She was born in Dallas on September 13, 1922, youngest of ten children of Rosario and Antoinette Interrante. She graduated Woodrow Wilson High School in 1941. In 1946, she married Sam Emmett who preceded her in death. Together they ran...

Josephine Interrante Emmett, 91, of Dallas passed away peacefully on

Monday, June 16, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. She will be

remembered as a loving wife and mother, grandmother and

great-grandmother who enjoyed many special times with her family. She

was stylish, loved to travel, enjoyed being with her many friends, and

maintained a wide range of interests throughout her life. She was

born in Dallas on September 13, 1922, youngest of ten children of

Rosario and Antoinette Interrante. She graduated Woodrow Wilson High

School in 1941. In 1946, she married Sam Emmett who preceded her in

death. Together they ran Emmett's Grocery store on Corinth Street and

were long time residents of Oak Cliff. She is also preceded in

death by her sisters, Mary Interrante Miller and Effie Interrante

Ventura and her brothers, Tony Interrante, Jasper Interrante, Frank

Interrante, Joe Interrante, Pete Interrante, Blace Interrante and Ross

Interrante, Jr. She lived in Dallas her entire life and raised four children. She is

survived by her sons, Joseph Emmett and wife Judy Timpa Emmett, of

Huntsville, Texas and Ross Anthony Emmett of Dallas; her daughters,

Josephine Emmett Smith and husband Kevin Smith, of Huntsville, Texas;

and Mary Ann Behan and husband John Behan of Dallas; five

grandchildren, D'Anne Emmett Spence and husband Chad Spence, of

Arlington, VA, Norman Matthew Smith II and fiancee Dana Kooi, of

Huntsville, Texas, Carlee Ann Smith, of Huntsville, Texas, Samuel

Kevin Smith, of San Marcos, Texas, and Christopher Joseph Smith, of

Huntsville, Texas; and two great grandchildren, Samantha Jordan Spence

and Emmett Hudgins Spence. She was an active member of Texas Business Women of Oak Cliff, Oak Cliff Rejebian Book Club, Antique Study Club, Lecture Luncheon Club,

and a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant for more than 30 years. In recent

years, she had become an avid Texas Rangers fan.In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Josephine Emmett Scholarship fund sponsored by the Texas Business Women of Oak Cliff.

Please send donations to 2133 Oak Valley Land Dallas, TX 75232



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