Jeri Emanual

Jeralyn “Jeri” Ann Emanuel, 49, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at her home in Iola.
Jeri was born July 10, 1960, in Okinawa, Japan, the daughter of Ron and Sharon (Otto) Morris. With her father in the military, she grew up following his career to North Carolina, South Dakota and then Iola. She graduated from Iola High School.
Out of high school she married Terry Crowell and had two daughters, Heather and Courtney Crowell. She later married Joe Preston and had a daughter, Brandi Preston.
She was employed by Tramec in Iola for 24 years.
She is survived by her three daughters all of Iola; two sisters, Lynn Crawford of Grain Valley, Mo., and Missy Barker of Colony; and a granddaughter, Tavia Johnson of Iola.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Lori Lushbough and Ronnie Morris.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola. The family will greet friends after the service.
Memorials are suggested to the Jeralyn “Jeri” Emanuel Memorial Fund and may be left with the funeral chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
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