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Emma Mable Smith
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Obituary for Emma Mable Smith

Emma Mable smith, 86, was born January 9, 1931 in Topeka, Kansas to the parentage of George Washington Sr. and Emma McCal Washington.

She received her formal education from Topeka Public Schools and later earned her degree in nursing. After receiving her nursing degree, she worked for Colmery O’Neil Veterans Administration Center until she retired.

Emma married Robert Emery Smith in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death.

Emma accepted Christ as a child and was baptized at an early age. She later became a member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church.

Emma was a warm loving sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed spending time with family. She loved to cook and play the lotto.

Emma received her reward of eternal rest on Friday, December 1, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Smith; parents, George Sr. and Emma Washington; children, Pam Smith, Regina Washington, Marvina Washington and Thelma Fulton; brothers, George Washington Jr. and William Washington; sisters, Elease Spivey, Georgella Johnson, Beatrice Green, Mary Bolin and Rhoda Ellis.

Leaving behind to cherish her memory is her beloved sons, Michael E. Washington, Glendale Fulton, Larry Fulton and Jimmy Fulton; daughters, Catherine Jones, Diane Lunkins, Christine McCollough; one brother, Dewey Washington Sr.; one sister, Alyce Johnson; 85 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, a host of great-great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends who loved her and will miss her.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

723 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

Family will receive guest and friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.





11:00 AM
Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church

610 SE Lime Street
Topeka, Kansas 66607

Cemetery Details


Mt. Auburn

916 SE California Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66607


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