Monday, September 28, 2009

Funeral arrangements

Please be in prayer for safe travels to and from the funeral. Also, please continue to pray for Emily's parents, brother, grandparents and all who loved her.

The Chickasha News printed this obituary today:
Funeral services for Emily Schenk, 21, of Chickasha, will be held Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. in the Epworth United Methodist Church in Chickasha.

Emily Beth Schenk was born February 24, 1988, in Chickasha, the daughter of Jeff Schenk and Susan Harrison Schenk Woolver. She went peacefully at 4:50 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2009 in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Emily attended Pioneer School, graduating from 8th grade in May 2002, continuing her education at Chickasha High School until her graduation in May 2006. During her school years Emily was a member of the National Honor Society and was active in basketball and FFA. At the time of her death Emily was attending Oklahoma City Community College where she was preparing to further her studies to earn a post graduate pharmacy degree. She was employed as a Senior Pharmacy Technician with Walgreen’s in Edmond where she had been accepted into the Pharmacy Educational Assistance Program.

Emily is survived by her father Jeff Schenk, her mother Susan Woolver and stepfather Jeremy Woolver, brother Justin and sister-in-law Jacqulin Schenk, stepsister Brianna Woolver, all of Chickasha; grandparents Don and Beth Ann Schenk of Chickasha; Becky and Dave Harrison of Velma; Gailen and Frankie Harrison of Albuquerque, N.M. Ellen and Dave Heller of Ilion, NY; great grandparents Helen Gunn of Plano, TX and Bea North of Brownfield, TX; aunts and uncles Alan and Kendra Schenk of Chickasha; Dona and Chris Parrish of Pocasset; Steve Harrison of Velma; and Keith and Laura Barron of McKinney, TX; and a herd of cousins, family members, and friends.

Internment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.


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