First Posted: 1/15/2009
Leslie Emanuel, 78, of 704 Rennert Road, died Aug. 9, 2006.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Hill Baptist Church, the Revs. Jimmy Hammonds, Harvey Lewis Locklear and Glassie Locklear Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Emanuel was born in Robeson County, son of the late Rev. S.V. Emanuel and Flora Jane Brooks Emanuel.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Victor Emanuel, Harvey Emanuel and Willard Emanuel; two sisters, Sally Brewington and Ada Locklear; and two granddaughters, Malinda Brewington and Erin Ashley Emanuel.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Ola B. Emanuel of the home; his children, Harry Ray Emanuel and his wife, LaVerna, Lou Ann Emanuel and her special friend, Ray Cummings, Dwayne Emanuel and his wife, Marian, and Katrina E. Locklear and her husband, Rusty; seven grandchildren, Kimberly B. Lowery and her husband, Thornton, Natalie L. and Joshua Emanuel, Jeremy D. Emanuel and his wife, Nina, Justin A. Emanuel, and Masters Brent L. and Cody R. Locklear; two great-grandchildren, Cessaly B. Brewington and Master Dillion T. Dial; five sisters, Maudie Lawson, Julia Mae Hunt, Arletha Hammonds, Alese Blanks and Evia Locklear; and three brothers, Vester Emanuel, Ellie Emanuel and Quitman Emanuel.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Revels Funeral Home in Lumberton.