April 23, 1932 - October 22, 2020
Mark Pace Emmert, age 88, went to meet his Lord and Savior on October 22nd, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on April 23rd, 1932 in Talihina, Oklahoma to Bertha (Bryant) Emmert and Robin Emmert. Mark married Florene Griffin in November of 1956 in Marietta, Oklahoma. Mark and Florene lived in Talihina for 48 years and then moved to Hodgen four years ago. Mark was the strength of his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Mark was a christian; not only did he talk of God, he walked with God. Mark retired from the Forestry Department after many years of service. He was a proud Choctaw and a big OU fan. On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 Mark heard the words "Welcome home my good and faithful servant." Mark is survived by his wife of 63 years, Florene Emmert; daughters, Shirley Herzog and husband, Doug of Hodgen, OK, Ginger White and husband Lynn of Heavener, OK, Marcella Williams and Kenneth of Sweetwater, TX, Brenda Emmert of Tulsa, OK, Donna Catron and husband, Kim of Collinsville, OK; eleven grandchildren; twenty three great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by brothers, Bob Emmert and wife, Jean, and John Emmert and wife, Janie. Mark is preceded in death by his parents, Robin and Bertha Emmert Cabbage; three sisters, Betty Moline, Francis Purifoy, and Patti Ann Atwood, and brother, Jack Emmert. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Johnston, Mark James, David Catron, Rob Strzelec, Christopher Webb, and Kyle Kirkpatrick. Visitation will be on Sunday, October 25th, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at McCarn Funeral Service in Talihina, Oklahoma. Graveside Services will be on Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the New Talihina City Cemetery Pavillion with Bro. Danny Harris and Bro. David Presson officiating.
Mark Pace Emmert, age 88, went to meet his Lord and Savior on October 22nd, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on April 23rd, 1932 in Talihina, Oklahoma to Bertha (Bryant) Emmert and Robin Emmert. Mark married Florene... View Obituary & Service Information
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