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Marie Walls Emmott was born in Houston to Homer DeWitt Walls and Marie Angenend Walls on June 2, 1925 as second to the youngest of seven children. She attended St. Agnes Academy, The Museum of Fine Arts School and Business College.

Marie married Don L. Emmott on March 27th, 1953. They enjoyed fishing, camping, family time, barbecuing and cooking. Over the years, Marie worked in accounting for various local businesses. When Don passed away, she picked up her art tools and began painting along side her sisters Clare Walls, Rita Walls Cox and Sr. Ann Marie Walls. Marie also enjoyed cultivating African violets and orchids, and caring for her pet companions.

Marie and Don were among the founding families and Marie an active member of St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic Community. Her faith was the single most important part of her life, with family a close second.

Marie was preceeded in death by her husband, Don L. Emmott and oldest son, Donald H. Emmott. She is survived by her brother James Walls and wife Jo Ann and her children Jeff Emmott and wife Mary Egan Emmott, Walter Emmott, Clare Emmott, Julie Emmott Bollier, Steve Emmott and wife Robin Howe Emmott, Agnes Emmott Rupley and husband Bill Rupley, Maggie Emmott Chase, 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with the Rosary recited at 7:00 pm at Waltrip Funeral Home Chapel, 1415 Campbell Road, Houston, Texas 77055, (713) 465-2525.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Catholic Community of St. Matthew the Evangelist, 9915 Hollister Street, Houston, Texas 77040 with Reverend Martial Oya officiating. Burial will follow at Fairbanks Cemetery in Houston, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, individuals and families may make donations to The Catholic Community of St. Matthew the Evangelist, (713) 466-4030, in Marie's honor.