NEWS: Obituaries

Emily Margaree Lagois

September 13th, 2017 | last Update: 2 years ago

Emily Margaree Lagois, age 74 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on September 12, 2017 at Bay Medical Center’s Covenant Hospice Wing in Panama City, Florida.

Emily was born on January 24, 1943 to Robert and Myrtie (Jones) Hughes. She was a lifelong resident of the panhandle and worked for AT&T as a telephone operator. She was a member of the Church of God in Chipley, Florida. During her life she enjoyed collecting owls, loved to read, and was a crossword puzzle enthusiast. Most of all she was known for her love for others and helping those in need.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Robert and Myrtie Hughes; husband: Johnny Melvin Thames.

She is survived by her sons: Craig Walsingham and wife Julie of Arizona, Richard Walsingham of Chipley, Florida, John Thames of Bossier, Louisiana; one sister: Linda Hughes; five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 3 P.M. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Shepherd’s Gate Church in Chipley, Florida with Rev. James Guy and Bro. DeWayne Carter officiating. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.

The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.



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