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Emma D. Loop

Texarkana, age 85

Emma D. Loop was born August 11, 1933 to Allen Hood and Maggie Couch Downs who were longtime residents of Columbus, AR. Emma passed away September 25, 2018 in Texarkana, TX due to a sudden illness.
Survivors include 4 children: Larry Loop of Houston, TX, Karen and Bill Jones of San Antonio, TX, Martha and Burl Holbrook of Houston, TX, and Doug and Connie Loop of Columbus, AR. Emma is also survived by 10 grand kids, 11 great grand kids, 1 great-great grandson, several cousins and a host of friends.
Emma was raised in the Columbus area attending school in Columbus, AR. as well as Saratoga, AR. and graduating High school from Hope, AR.  She continued her education at The University of Arkansas graduating with a home economics degree. She made a career as a lifelong educator while raising a family. Emma was a member of the Columbus Baptist church at a young age and a member of the body of Christ with the confession of Jesus as her savior. In her most recent years she has been attending First Baptist church in Texarkana, TX.
A celebration of her life will be held November 24, 2018, 2-4 PM at the Columbus Baptist Church.
In remembrance of Emma contributions can be made to
Columbus Cemetery Association,
2998 Hwy 73 W,
Columbus AR. 71831
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