Emily Weisman, 78, of Orange, passed away Feb. 24, in Orange. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29, at First United Methodist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Pastor Gregory H. Rogers. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Born in New Salem, April 14, 1937, she was the daughter of Troy V. Skinner and Cora J. Skinner. Emily lived in Orange for most of her life. After graduating from Lutcher Stark High School in 1955, she worked for SW Bell Telephone Company. Also in 1955, Emily met and married her first husband, Milton Hubbard. They raised three girls in the Bridge City school district and attended First Baptist Church of Bridge City. Emily also worked part time for Beall’s. She has traveled around the continental United States and to England. She was very blessed with eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren with whom she was very involved. Emily will be dearly missed by many family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 12 years, Bill Weisman; sisters, Mary Ruth Kellis, Theta Perry, Letha Peterson and Sue Davis; brother, Troy Skinner; granddaughter, Monica Meroney; nephews, John Kellis, Jr. and Morris Davis, Jr. and her niece, Sherry Davis.
She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Nanette Trevino and husband Steve, Rebekah Croaker and husband Jimmy and Robin Liscano and husband Rick; grandchildren, Steven Trevino, Candice Trevino, Nichole Martin, Anthony Martin, Christian Meroney, Rochelle Liscano-Terry and Stephanie Gonzales; six great-grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Christian Meroney, Steven Trevino, Ricky Liscano, Jimmy Croaker, Steve Trevino and Mike Dixon.
The family would like to thank Sharon Hargis of The Meadows for her compassion, love and support.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your church or charity.