Clingan, Emma


Died: February 15, 2013

Emma G. Clingan, 88, of Peoria, passed away at 6:20 am on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Morton Terrace Nursing home in Morton.

She was born on November 17, 1924 in Pontotoc County, Mississippi, to Robert and Annie (Gregory) Patterson. She married Erskin Clingan, January 14, 1948 in Ecru, MS. He preceded her in death on November 1, 1988 in Peoria. Her parents, three brother, two sisters and one grandson also preceded her in death.

Surviving are four children, James (Sherrie) Clingan of Detroit, MI; Barbara (Clarence) Jenkins of Canton, Joseph Clingan of Peoria and Deby (Pete) Hutchinson of Morton. Also surviving are one sister, eleven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be Monday, February 18, 2013 from 5 to 7 pm at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Services and burial will be later in Pontotoc, MS.

Memorials may be made to Southside Mission. Please visit Emma's story at

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel

2021 N. University St.
Peoria, IL