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Emma B. Kesslinger

March 2, 2008

Southern Shores- Emma B. Kesslinger, 91, died peacefully in her sleep March 2, 2008.  She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.   She is survived by a son, Geoffrey G. Smith and his wife Ruth of Southern Shores, and a daughter Deborah Wasylyk and her husband John of Butler, Pennsylvania, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Southern Shores on Saturday March 22, 2008 at 4 O’clock in the afternoon.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital would be appreciated.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be sent via the on-line register at