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Obituary: Emma A. "Sug" Admire, Franklin

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Emma A. "Sug" Admire

Emma A. “Sug” Admire, 78, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at her residence in Franklin.

She was born Nov. 1, 1934, in Franklin to Loren J. and Bernice R. (Bridges) Vaught.

She married Bernard E. “Bernie” Admire on March 18, 1960. He lovingly survives in Franklin.

She also is survived by four sons, Burke (Pam) Admire, John (Patricia) Admire, James (Elizabeth) Admire and Thomas (Erica) Admire; grandchildren, Sarah (Dustin) Cromer, Alexander (Veronica) Admire, Craig Admire, Carrie Admire, Rebecca Admire, Jessica Admire, George Admire, Joseph Admire, Bryce Admire and Alexis Admire; one great-grandchild, Blake Admire; and three siblings, Dr. Richard (Nancy) Vaught, Barbara Paris and Joseph (Sue) Vaught.

She was preceded in passing by her parents; and one brother, Robert Vaught.

Sug was a proud 1952 graduate of Franklin High School.

She retired in 2000 from her secretarial position with the federal judiciary, serving the honorable Larry J. McKinney. She previously was the court reporter with Johnson Circuit Court, serving the honorable Robert Young and the honorable Larry J. McKinney. Sug began her career working for Grant Rogers, esq.

Sug was the recipient of the Johnson County Bar Association Liberty Bell Award in 1993.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Franklin Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star No. 439 and was a past Honored Queen with Job’s Daughters. She was a member of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Hillview Country Club and the Johnson County Historical Society.

The Rev. Andy Kinsey will conduct a celebration of Sug’s life at 10 a.m. Friday at Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive in Franklin. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church.

Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin, IN 46131.

Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.com.

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