The gathering of the family of the late

 

Emma Allen Shockley

 

Key West, Florida

October, 2006

 

Emma's eldest daughter Diane (seated right) with her daughter Amanda and friend at the Allen Family compound.

Phyllis Allen Storr, Emma's sister, with daughter Eunice Haymer, who visited from her home in Alabama.

Emma's daughter Denise (center) with daughter Deshawnta, husband Dennis, son-in-law Ivan and granddaughter Ivanna.

Emma's granddaughter Brenda Ware (right) with her daughter Tocarra.

Emma's brother Joseph Allen and nephews Thurman and Milton.

In the kitchen making sure everyone gets served: Emma's sister Adrina Allen Winters visited from Alabama for the services.

Clarissa Calhoun-Hall, Emma's youngest daughter, with husband Mitchell.

Chatting after the wake: Emma's niece Sheila, daughter Mona Holmes with husband James (in black), and cousin Mary Weech and husband Tucker.

Theresa Lusain and granddaughter Keynu helped make sure everyone enjoyed the delicious Key West-style food. Theresa is Emma's niece.

Emma's grandsons Hansel Freeman and Oliver Shockley with Oliver's wife Janice.

Emma's granddaughter Elisa Lang with husband Rodney and son Elijah. The family lives in the Miami area.

Emma's nephew Freddie and great-niece Cindy (right) with Freddie's girlfriend.

Cousins chatting: Craig Allen, Mary Turner, Eunice Haymer and Hansel Freeman.

Emma's granddaughters Tasha and Heather Lang with Tasha's husband James and twins Jason and Jaylinn.

Cousin Craig Allen (son of Emerson Allen, Sr.) with his wife Christine.

Emma's remaining siblings (from left): Joseph Allen, Adrina Allen Winters, Eureka Allen Stevens, Leonard Allen and (front) Phyllis Allen Storr.

This bleeding heart silk flower arrangement was from Emma's siblings. Her sister, florist Adrina Winters, designed and constructed it.

Sisters Phyllis and Adrina in the church hall after the service.

Emma's great-granddaughter Jaylinn Lang, looking just as cute as she can be!

Carmen & Mary Turner, Emma's nieces, after the service.

Family members and friends gathered at the Allen Family compound after the repast.

Sheila Teate (right), Emma's niece, with her daughter Daniette and granddaughter Markia.

Rachel Blocker (Emma's niece) with husband Bubba and granddaughter Cheyenne.

Emma's son Hilliard (left) with his family, including daughter Heather, son-in-law Ronnie, wife Sharon, daughter Keisha and granddaughter Samaria.

Emma's daughter Martha Small (left) and her family, including son Vonchae, granddaughter DeAsia and daughter Desantis.