She was born June 10, 1922 in Warwood, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Carl and Verda (Cehrs) Mack.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Charles “Dale” Gillaspie who died Aug. 3, 2008 and a brother, Carl Mack.
A funeral service celebrating her life was held Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory at Dover with Randy Chapman officiating.
She was laid to rest beside her husband, Dale on Tuesday in the Holly Memorial Gardens at Colerain. Those who were unable to attend or who may wish to express a fond memory of Emma Belle may sign the guestbook by visiting the “obituaries” link on the funeral home Web site. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Church of Christ, P.O. Box 657, Dover, Ohio 44622 www.tolandherzig.com. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.