Obituary of Emily Fields
San Antonio, TX - Emily Flynn Fields passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Edwina Flynn Glick, in San Antonio, Texas. Emily was born July 13,1921, at home in Oolitic, IN to John P. and Nettie (Hardwick). Morrow. She married Edward Flynn February 7, 1941. He passed away Decembet 5, 1983. She married Harley Fields in 1985.
Emily is survived by her daughter, Edwina Flynn Glick and son in law, Dan Glick, San Antonio, TX, granddaughter, Melissa Lawmaster (Dennis Deppe), Glendale, AZ, grandsons, Rhett Lawmaster, Maricopa, AZ, Bradley Lawmaster (Mindy),Green Cove Springs, FL, great grandchildren, Hannah, Emma, Jack and Sam Lawmaster, Green Cove Springs, Fl. She Is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Emily graduated from Oolitic High School. She worked at Reliance in the 50's. Ed and Emily formerly owned the Oolitic Cleaners and Hiway Market.
After selling the Hiway Market, she decided to go to beauty school. She graduated from Huffer Beauty College in Columbus IN. She and her sister Eva Shultz drove to Columbus every day. After graduation from beauty school, Ed and Emily moved to Joliet, Illinois. While living there Emily obtained her Illinois Cosmetology License. Upon moving back to Oolitic, she opened Emily's Beauty Shop, which she operated for 35 years. After she closed her shop, she worked at her sister's shop til she was 80 years old.
She loved being around her grandchildren and great grandchildren, always commenting how fast they were growing. Emily loved joking with her son in law, Dan. They were always teasing each other. She also loved her grand dogs, Chowder and Tracy, who loved to cuddle on her lap. Emily loved to crochet, sew, work crossword puzzles, read, shop and travel.
In 2004, she moved to San Antonio and when Edwina and Dan moved to Sun City, AZ, she went with them. She loved going to the senior center every day and driving her golf cart all over Sun City. Emily was a member of the Olive Street Church Of Christ, Peoria AZ and the 2nd Street Church of Christ, Bloomington, IN. After returning to San Antonio, Emily lived in Assisted Living and returned to live with Edwina and Dan shortly before she passed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Ed Flynn and Harley Fields, sisters, Eva Stultz (Celee), Clora and Violet Morrow, brothers Carl (Mary), Starling (Louise), Jay, and Harrison Morrow, several nieces and nephews and step-daughter, Rheadawn Flynn Gustus.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Friday, January 26th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Friday, January 26th noon on Friday, January 26th at the Day and Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com