Obituary: Emmejean Sarah Bostock Webb


Emmejean Sarah Bostock Webb, 84, formerly of Salado, went to be with her heavenly father, Wednesday, May 06, 2020, in Denison, Texas. She was born March 5, 1936, in Lincoln, Neb. to Noah Boyd and Mildred Luella Hahn Bostock. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker when her children were young.

After raising the children Emme returned to college and received her bachelor’s degree from Lyon College and a Master’s Degree from Webster University. She was a Certified Special Education Instructional Specialist and retired from teaching at the age of 71. She was a devout Christian and a member of the Southside Methodist Church. She taught children’s Sunday school for years. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Stars and served as Worthy Matron. She also served many years as her school district’s representative to the Arkansas Educational Association. Emme was an accomplished violinist and spent countless hours teaching local children and adults to play. She played in several college orchestras. Emme was generous and selfless and was best known for her outgoing personality, bright smile and desire to share food. She enjoyed cooking for her family and has passed on that ability to those around her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold Dudley Webb; brothers Walter Bostock, Frank Bostock and David Bostock; sisters, Loretta Pikschus, Amy Brobst, Luella Allmon, Betty June Byers; and grandchildren Christopher Meador and Tricia Meador.

Survivors include a son, Jacob “Rick” Webb (Debbie) of Southside; three daughters, Peggy Finkelstein (Irv) of Scotch Plains, N.J., Susan Pykosh (Bill) of Nashville, Tenn. and Sandra Jones (Jim) of Denison, Texas; honorary children Angie Herringer (John) of Jonesboro, Maria Turner (Larry) of Lonoke, and Terry Pikschus of Little Rock; sisters Mary Holfstead of San Jose, Calif., Anne Martin of Laguna Hills, Calif., and Kathy Carroll of San Jose, Calif.; 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, May 11, 2020, at 2:00 pm at the Maple Springs Cemetery located near Rosie with her nephew, Toby Crymes officiating. Arrangements are by Roller Crouch Funeral Service of Batesville.

Visitation will be Monday, May 11th from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Erik Jones, Josh Finkelstein, Michael Webb, Joseph Mize, Jeremy Howard, Kevin Loker, Bryson Nelson, Jacob Mize and Matthew Bostock.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor are appreciated.

St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the American Cancer Society 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR. 72207.

Due to the CDC guidelines for Covid-19, we ask that you wear a face covering and social distancing will be observed.

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