Catherine Helen Emmons



Catherine Helen Emmons, 91, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday March 1, 2018 at her home in Myrtle Beach. She was born on March 25, 1926 in East Orange, New Jersey to the late Charles W. & Anna Busch.

Along with her parents, Catherine is preceded in passing by her daughter, Chris-Anne Emmons-Benningfield; brothers, Charles, Warren & Francis Busch; and her sisters, Jeann Carver, Rosemary Bonhotel & Delores Stahli.

Catherine will forever be remembered as an amazing, loving, kind, caring, and accepting mother. Her family was her world and she traveled constantly with her husband and children, for heartfelt visits. Catherine also loved flowers, and antiquing on a beautiful day.
Left to cherish Catherine’s memory, is her beloved husband of 56 years, Clyde M. Emmons, Jr.; their son, Nicholas Emmons and his wife, Myra of Myrtle Beach; her grandchildren, Nikayra & Marcus Emmons; her brother-in- law, Rolf Stahli; son-in-law, Robert Benningfield and many loving, kind and supportive family members, friends & neighbors.

A Celebration of Catherine’s life will be held on Monday March 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

In lieu of cut flower arrangements the family requests live flowers or plants to be placed in a memorial garden in Catherine’s honor.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is honored to be assisting the family during this difficult time.