EMMA J. GINTER, 78, died on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at The Gardens of Paulding, Paulding, Ohio. Born in Otis, La., she was the daughter of the late Clint and Mahalie Walker. She was a member of First Baptist Church, New Haven. She was a clerk at Kings Department Store, Hutner’s, Blackwell’s Meat Market, and Meijer’s. Emma is survived by her children, Yvonne (Jim) Thompson Jr. of Yuma, Ariz., Gary (Nola) Ginter of Haviland, Ohio, Teresa (Earl) Begley III of Stanton, Ky., Roger (Terri) Ginter of Graniteville, S.C., and Tamara (Bruce) Tatman of El Cajon, Calif.; siblings, Elizabeth (Tommy) Johnson of Natchitoches, La. and Archie (Mary) Walker of Bossier City, La.; brother-in-law, Roland Stokes of Moringsport, La.; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Nolan Ginter, in 1994; sister, Bonnie Stokes; and granddaughter, Bobbie Jean Thompson. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor David Trimble officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials to First Baptist Church, New Haven. To share online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 05/28/14 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: Obits