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Emerson, Elinore Harbeson
EMERSON-Elinore Harbeson Emerson, 96, a long time resident of Whittier passed away December 30, 2007. She was very active in helping to build the congregation for a new Methodist Church in Bella Vista, a neighborhood in the Monterey Park area of Los Angeles. She sang in the choir and taught high school and adult classes. For the last 35 years she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Whittier. Among other activities, she was a volunteer for the adult literacy program in Whittier and a member of the Beverly Hospital Guild. She joins her loving husband, Charles Van Arsdale Emerson and loving sisters Rose and Elizabeth and leaves her three sons, Charles Richard, John, and Robert Emerson.
Published in the Whittier Daily News on 1/3/2008.