Carolyn Marie Emerson


    Carolyn Marie (nee Vaughn) Emerson of St. Louis, Missouri was born October 11, 1944 in St. Louis to Albert “Lee” and Anna Elizabeth Hutson Vaughn and passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at the age of 78 years and 1 month.


    She married Gerald “Jerry” Emerson on September 12, 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Carolyn was employed as an administrative assistant throughout the years for several business’ including Golder Associates in St. Louis.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Anna Vaughn; her husband, Jerry; and brother, Jim Vaughn.
    She is survived by two sons, Christopher (Monica) Emerson and Richard Emerson; brother, Dennis (Robin) Vaughn of Salem, Missouri; sister-in-law, Joyce Vaughn of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, Shelby Jurue Emerson, Kerstie Michelle Whitaker and Reachel Rubbo; two great grandchildren, Alexandria Whitaker and Ryan Whitaker; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Rick Haggett officiating. Special music of “Farther Along” and “Beulah Land” was sung and played by Dennis, Robin and Allison Vaughn.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Roberts Cemetery in Salem, Missouri.
    Casket bearers were Richard Emerson, Christopher Emerson, Nate Beck, Jason Vaughn, Scott Stice and E.J. Epley.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.