Services 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 17, 2018, Booker T. Washington Cemetery, Highway 69 North and Fern Mountain Road
It was a marvelous, spring day on April 12, 1952, when a beautiful, baby girl was born to Johnny Morris and Pearlie Mae White in Bonita, Louisiana. They named her Emmagene White. Emmagene grew up and attended school in Merouge, Louisiana, where she attended St. Matthews Elementary and Union High School. She graduated with the Class of 1971.Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors Inc.
Sister Emmagene accepted Christ at an early age, where she was a member at the Greater Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church in Bastrop, Louisiana before moving to Muskogee and joining Evangelist Temple Baptist Church.
In 1989, Emmagene moved to Muskogee, Oklahoma with her children, where she met the love of her life, Robert Armstrong. He helped her raise five children as if they were his own.
It was during the early morning hours of Friday morning, when our Heavenly Father whispered "Thine will be done" to Emmagene White, in her 65th year of life, on February 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Aaron Matthews, her husband, Robert Armstrong, two brothers, Roosevelt Prater, Jr., and Bernard Prater, three sisters, Sandy Marie, Brenda Morrison and Essie Wilson, her grandparents, Jeff and Willie Belle Shelly and her mother-in-law, Della Mae Winston.
Those left to cherish her legacy of love; five daughters, Shelia, Kimberly, Sheretta [Sam], Melody [Tommy], all of Muskogee, Oklahoma and Rozetta, Tulsa, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, Nichole, DeVontay, NiAndrea, Nicholas, NiKeiya, My'Unique, Michael Jr., Marquis, Braylon, DaMarion and Emiyah; her great-grandson, Bryson Jr.; her brother, Larry Prater [Emma], Bastrop, Louisiana; two sisters-in-law, Doris Davis, Muskogee and Barbara Harlin, Kansas City, Missouri; a brother-in-law, Sherman Wilson, Texas; three aunts, Lillie Mae Jackson, Muskogee, OKlahoma, Fay Artis [Don] and Thelma Garrett [John], Dallas, Texas; four uncles, Cliff Causey [Teresa], Elbert Roy Cause, Monroe, Louisiana, Jerry Causey and Robert Causey [Darlene], Dallas, Texas; a close and special friend, Edna Carter; three special, God-children, Allen Jr., Angel and Edwardo; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and freinds.
Her sacred farewell will commence on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Christ Kingdom Builders Ministries, 1801 Baltimore in Muskogee.
Burial will follow in the Booker T. Washington Cemetery in Muskogee.