Emma Argena Verplank
Emma Argena Coffing Hunter Verplank, 98, of Covington, Ind., passed away at The Waters of Covington on Saturday, October 5, 2019, with family by her side.
Emma was born the daughter of Everett Andrew and Maude May (Lang) Coffing on June 24, 1921, near Portland Arch, Indiana.
Emma Married Paul Hunter on June 21, 1939. He preceded her on August 28, 1986. She later married Neil Verplank on August 12, 1992. He preceded her on May 23, 2003.
Emma leaves behind her three daughters, Pauletta (Art) Fletcher, Alberta Hunter and Tammy (Randy) Spivey; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents. She lost her two brothers, Robert and Russell, in a car accident in July of 1996.
Emma Argena and Paul owned and operated Hill Top Cafe near Stone Bluff. She also worked at GE, and was an in-home caregiver.
Emma liked to go mushrooming work in her garden, and she enjoyed doing puzzles. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
A graveside service for Emma will be conducted per her wishes at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, October 9, at Osborne Prairie Cemetery.
Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Covington, 420 Third St., Covington, IN 47932, is entrusted with Emma's final wishes. Please join Emma's family in sharing memories on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on October 7, 2019


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