Barbara D. Emerson, age 75, of Bethlehem, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband J.D. Emerson and great grandson Joshua Waggoner. She is survived by her sons, Gene Emerson and wife Betty, Rickey Emerson and wife Connie, daughters, Pamela K. Emerson , Carol Smith and husband Joey, son, Ronnie Emerson and wife Terri, daughter, Synthia Dale, sisters, Willie Ruth Burnette and husband Holland, Opal Parks, Gwen Leach and husband Jack, brother, Robert Peevy and wife Ruth, brother-in-law, J.W. Griffin,12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 7 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel at 2:00pm with Rev. Billy Britt officiating. Interment to follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The Family will receive friends Saturday November 7, from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages at; Tom M. Wages, Funeral Service, LLC Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy. Lawrenceville, Georgia. 30046. 770-963-2411