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Emma Lorene Riseden

December 5, 1929 ~ June 18, 2017 (age 87)

Emma Lorene Riseden, age 87 of LaFollette, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Tennova Nursing Home in LaFollette. She was born on December 5, 1929 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late Ervin and Vera Poore Tucker. She was a nutritional agent for the University of Tennessee. She was a member of Stanfield Church of God. In addition to her parents, Emma is preceded in death by her husband Leo Riseden, daughters Sue Carter and Martha Riseden, brothers Buddy, Buford, and Ervin Jr. Tucker, sisters Barbara Patterson, Naomi Peterson, Ella Mae Hannah, Pat Daugherty, and May Ellen Pearson.


Survivors :


Daughter                                 Dorothy Roach                       Caryville


Sister                                       Linda Stewart                         Knoxville


Grandchildren                         Laura Bean

                                                Kellie Ward

                                                Christy Hughes

                                                Scottie Hughes

                                                Renee Lawson

                                                Stacy Riseden


Several Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren, and a host of other family members and friends.


Visitation:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Stanfield Church of God in Stinking Creek.

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Stanfield Church of God in Stinking Creek with Rev. Delmus Bruce officiating.

A graveside service will be held following the funeral service at Ayers Cemetery in Stinking Creek.

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