Mr. Jesse Earl Emory, age 79 of Simmons Street in Trion passed away Tuesday January 13 at his residence.  Mr. Emory was born on September 14, 1929 in Lenoir County, North Carolina.  He was retired from Reigle Textile Corporation where he was cheif of security and was a member and deacon of the Trion First Baptist Church.  A Veteran of the United States Navy .Mr. Emory was preceded in death by his daughter Teresa Emory, his son Timothy Emory, his father and mother, William A. Emorya nd Cora Tutton Emory and his brothers Douglas Emory, Charlie Emory and Harry Emory.He is survived by his wife, Margaret Emory of Trion, a sister Edith Smith of North Carolina, and two nieces Erica Yearwood of Cartersville and Elizabeth Carlini of Cartersville, several other nieces and nephews survive.Funeral Services will be held Thursday January 15th at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Payne officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.He will lie in state Thursday from 1:30-2:30 PM at the Funeral Home.  Pallbearers: Dickie Anderson, J.R. Pope, Leo Lanier, Clifford Pledger, Dr. Gary Smith and William Henderson.  Honorary Pallbearers will be all members of Trion Little League teams that he coached and the deacons of Trion First Baptist Church.  In Lieu of flowers the family asked that donations be made to the Trion First Baptist Church building Fund.

Erwin Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of Arrangements for Mr. Emory who passed away on Tuesday.