Emily Jeffries died Nov. 6, 2015 at the age of 103. She was born Oct. 28, 1912 to Wellington an Ruth Hiss, in Denver, Colo.
An Oakhurst resident for 25 years, Mrs. Jeffries worked as a telegrapher for the Santa Fe Railway. She enjoyed studying the Bible, and working crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Ruth Guscott, and her son-in-law John Ross, Sr.
She is survivied by her daughter Dianne Ross of Oakhurst, grandson John Piotrowski and spouse Michelle of Yosemite Lakes Park; and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m., Dec. 6, at the Oakhurst Senior Center.
Remembrances can be made in her name to Calvary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 3744, Oakhurst, Calif., 93644, or Insight for Living, P.O. Box 5000, Frisco, Texas 75034-0055, or your area church.