Sunday, April 4, 2010

Emma O'Brien (March 31, 2010)

Emma O'Brien, 91, of Greenville, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at Heartland of Greenville where she had resided since October of 2009. Mrs. O'Brien was born in Twin Township, Darke County on July 3, 1918, the daughter of the late Ezra and Pearl (Brown) Wright. Mrs. O'Brien and her late husband Edward J. O'Brien were Sharpeye area farmers. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church, Greenville. Emma was preceded in death by her husband and her daughters Donna Karnehm and Betty Clayton, grandson Richard Karnehm, brothers Jonas and Roy Wright, and sister Ivy Edwards. She is survived by Grandchildren Carolyn Worthen and husband Bill of Michigan, Connie Singer and husband Ryan, Tom Karnehm, John Karnehm, and Tammy Mallonee and husband Kevin all of Greenville; and 8 Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM on Monday, April 5, 2010 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum, with Pastor Ron Isom officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Monday Noon until the time of service at the funeral home. Family suggests memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice, 3131 S. Dixie Dr., Suite 221, Dayton, OH 45439.