Erma Lee Emerson

April 6, 1934 - October 8, 2022

Erma Lee Emerson

Erma Lee Emerson of Miami, OK passed from this life Saturday, October 8, 2022 at her home. She was 88.

Erma was born April 6, 1934 in Republic, MO to William and Nellie W. McConnell. She had lived in Miami for the past 65 years and was a member of the Northwest Baptist Church in Miami. She was a homemaker.

Erma was a wonderful mother to her four children. Her delight of the flowers in her yard and in the evening it was puzzle books and crocheting afghans.

Erma was preceded in death by her husband Darrell, her parents and 2 sisters, Vergie Boyd and Imas Harper.

Survivors include 2 sons, Larry Blades of Princeton, KS and Terry Blades of Pittsburg, KS, 2 daughters, Janet Blades of Miami, OK and Patty Blades of Peculiar, MO, 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Rev. Geoff Buffalo will officiate. Interment will be in Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens in Miami, OK. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Services have been placed in care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at