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Emily Elizabeth Koone

March 4, 1988 ~ March 15, 2018 (age 30)
Emily Elizabeth Koone, age 30, of Marshall, NC, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Hospice House of Rutherford County.

Emily was a member of Gilkey United Methodist Church. She was formerly from Union Mills. Emily had a long courageous battle with cancer. She was a graduate of N. C. State Univerisity and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Soroity. She was employed by the USDA as soil conservationist. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, fishing, kayaking and camping. Emily was active in the Girl Scouts and became a Girl Scout leader.
She was preceded in death by her nephew Sonny Hendrix, grandparents; Jack & Vergie Bridges and Charles and Mary Koone.

Survivors include: her parents
DeWalt Koone and Shirley Bridges Koone.

One Sister:
Mary Hendrix and her husband Kelly

Nieces: Ada Hendrix and Ella Hendrix.
Special friend:
Matthew James
Aunts and uncles: Jim and Jackie Bridges, Chris and Marie Koone, Forest and Joan Koone.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sunday, at McMahn's Funeral Home. Celebration of her life service will be at Gilkey United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM, Monday, March 19, 2018 with Reverend Jack Bridges officiating. Interment will be at Gilkey United Methodist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Gilkey UMC; c/o Shannon Buckley; 730 Freemantown Road; Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Online guest register available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Gilkey United Methodist Church Cemetery
108 Aydlotte Road
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139


MAR 18. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

MAR 19. 1:00 PM

Gilkey United Methodist Parsonage

187 Gilkey School Rd

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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