Emma Lee Chatham of Plumfield, Illinois, July 11, 1930 – November 4, 2019

Emma Lee Chatham, 89, of West Frankfort, Illinois passed away November 4, 2019 at her home with her loving family at her side.
Emma was born July 11, 1930 in Hilltop, Kentucky to Charles and Carrie E. (Ross) King.
She married Scotty Leon Chatham July 3, 1946.  He preceded her in death September 5, 2016.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry Bruce and Joan Chatham; five daughters, Debbie Lefler, Cindy (Steve) Smoot, Marsha Chatham, Kathryn Childers and her fiancé, Randy Youngblood and Merri Beth Crespi; the grandmother to sixteen, great grandmother to nine and great great grandmother to one; her sisters, Cheryl (Deon) Rice and Betty Jean Miller and sisters-in-law, Shirley Wilkerson and Pat Crain.
Her parents, a sister, Patricia King and a brother, Junior King also preceded her in death. 
A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Chatham will be held at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Plumfield Christian Church with Brother Bill Gayer officiating. 
Vantrease Funeral Home in Zeigler is entrusted with the arrangements.  Visit www.vantreasefuneralhome.com for more information.