Weirton Daily Times
July 6, 1959
MRS. EMMA S. ARNER
CHESTER - Mrs. Emma Shorts Arner, 88, died Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in her home on Carolina avenue. She was born May 4, 1871 in Franklin, Pa., the daughter of the late William and Christia Shorts.
She resided in Chester since 1899, and was preceded in death by George A. Arner who died in 1947, and a son, Lt. George Arner who died in 1914.
Mrs. Arner was a member of the Westminster United Presbyterian church, the Willing Workers class and the Senior Womans club of Chester.
Surviving is one son, Alvin L. Arner, East Liverpool; one sister, Mrs. Wallace McMillen, four grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Westminster United Presbyterian church by Rev. William L. Claghorn, pastor. Interment will be in Locust Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in the Chester Arner Chapel Wednesday afternoon and evening.