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Emma Reneau Kuykendall

PRICE/POCATELLO, Idaho - Emma Reneau Kuykendall, 87, of Pocatello, Idaho and Price, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011 at her home following an extented illness.

She was born Aug.19, 1923 in Wheeler County, Texas to George R. and Nora Belle Reneau.

She married Issac T. Kuykendall in November 1942 and to this union was born three children: Harold D. Kuykendall (Diana Phipps) Grand Junction, Colo., Andrea G. Logan, Pocatello, Idaho., Darrel G. Kuykendall (Dian Thompson) Alberquerque, N.M. She is also survived by four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, brother James R. Reneau (Betty), Shamrock, Texas. Numerous nieces and nephews and other family members.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, and Democrat party. She retired from the UDOT construction department. She was Justice of the Peace in Emery County, Carbon County Commissioner, member of consumer service, Governor Commission for Women and Families, and Utah State Shows and Fairs.

She is preceded in death by her husband, siblings, Clara Reneau, Frank Reneau, Edith Stauffer, Arthur Reneau, Mary Miller, Grace Hanner, and R.A. Reneau.

As per her wishes, Emma was cremated under the care and direction of Downard Funeral Home, 241 N. Garfield Ave., Pocatello, Idaho. At her request there will be no public service. A Memorial Service will be held May 28, 2011 at the United Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 E. in Price, at 11 a.m. At a later date she will be laid to rest in a family service in McLean, Texas.

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