Emma Mae Rion, age 79, passed away at 11:20 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Windridge Nursing Center, Miami, Okla., following an illness.
Mrs Rion was born February 13, 1937, to the union of Russell and Pauline (Wilson) Haynes. For the past 23 years, she claimed Miami her home. She had previously lived in Texas and New Mexico.
She was a member of the Assemblies of God.
Emma was married to Billy Lee Rion on January 14, 1956, in Cardin, Okla. He passed away September 7, 2013.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Bob Hayes.
Surviving are three sons, Bill L Rion (wife, Sharon), Jr., Burns, Tenn., Jimmy Dale (wife, Denise) Rion, San Antonio, Texas, and Robert Thomas Rion, Miami; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 22, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, Kan. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lone Elm Cemetery, rural Columbus.
Published on March 20, 2016