JACKSONVILLE — Graveside services for Mr. L. B. Emerson, age 95, of Jacksonville, will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Meador Cemetery with Rev. Lester Foreman officiating. Mr. Emerson was born April 26, 1919 in Jacksonville to Louis D. and Willie Dover Emerson. He had worked in excavation and asphalt work most of his life. He had served in the U. S. Army and was a Cherokee County Commissioner for many years. He passed away at his home on his 95th birthday, April 26, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Julanne Emerson of Jacksonville, two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Connie Emerson of Kingwood and Charlie and Patty Emerson of Arlington and three grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 until 8 P.M. at Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.