Emojean (Patterson) Wallace Kirkland, 83, of Galatia passed away 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado.
She was born on June 21, 1929, in Galatia to Seigle and Agnes (Thomas) Patterson. Emojean worked as an LPN and Nursing Home Administrator at the Seven Day Adventist Retirement Nursing Home in Loma Linda, Calif. She is a member of the Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are two sons, Randy Wallace of La Jolla, Calif., and Larry Wallace of Riverside, Calif; two grandchildren, Larra Kalkbrenner and Rosemary Wallace; one great-grandchild, Aurora Kalkbrenner; two brothers, John C. (Janice) Patterson of Dickerson, Texas, and Neal (Loretta) Patterson of Galatia.
She was preceded by her parents and a sister and brother-in-law, Randy (Donna) Rann.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 2, 2012, at the Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time at the church. The Rev. Jeff Odhum will officiate with burial in the Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the VNA Plus. Sloan Funeral home of Galatia is in charge of arrangements.