Dateline: June 12, 2003


Services for Emalea London, age 92, were conducted on Saturday, June 7, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. in the Church of Christ in Groom with Kent Watson, minister of the Claude Church of Christ, officiating. Graveside services followed in Groom Cemetery with services under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. London died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in Amarillo, Texas.  She was born December 9, 1910, in Wheeler and had lived in Groom since 1945.  She graduated from Mobeetie High School in 1927, from Clarendon College in 1954, and from West Texas State University in 1969.  She married John V. London on August 17, 1935, in Sayre, Oklahoma. 

She was preceded in death by her husband on September 1, 1964, and was a homemaker and a member of the Groom Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Bentley of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Sandra Black of Amarillo; two sons, Jack London of Austin and John London of Amarillo; one sister, Fern Trott of Bay City, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

Casket bearers were Jett Black, Randy Black, John Black, Mark London, Jonathan London, Scott Bentley, Jason Black, Keith Weaver, and Paul London.  Honorary Bearer was Dr. Keith Black.

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