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In Memory of

Lila Marie Lile Carpenter Emerson

October 2, 1925 - March 11, 2015

Obituary


Lila Marie Lile-Carpenter-Emerson went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2015 at the age of 89. Lila was a lifetime Puebloan born on October 2, 1925 to Rufus and Alpha Lile. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Carpenter (first husband), two infant sons, daughters, Sharon and Winnie Carpenter, several brothers and sisters, and most recently her beloved best friend and husband, Richard Emerson. Lila is survived by her daughter, Melanie (Tracy) Pederson of Grand Junction, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild; three step children, Richard (Mary) Emerson, Beverly (Ray) Wead,...

Lila Marie Lile-Carpenter-Emerson went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2015 at the age of 89. Lila was a lifetime Puebloan born on October 2, 1925 to Rufus and Alpha Lile. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Carpenter (first husband), two infant sons, daughters, Sharon and Winnie Carpenter, several brothers and sisters, and most recently her beloved best friend and husband, Richard Emerson. Lila is survived by her daughter, Melanie (Tracy) Pederson of Grand Junction, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild; three step children, Richard (Mary) Emerson, Beverly (Ray) Wead, Greg (Rhonda) Emerson, and twelve step grandchildren; also survived by brothers George (Aloha) Lile, Rex (Katherine) Lile, and sister, Neoma Griffin; as well as many nieces and nephews. Viewing will take place on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life service for Lila will be held at Pueblo Christian Center on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Pueblo Christian Center c/o WM's. The family wants to give a special thank you to the staffs of Wynwood Assisted Living of Pueblo and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their loving care of Lila. Online condolences at www.tgmccarthy.com. Arrangements by T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home.