Emma Jean Preston, 87

It is with sad hearts and deep regret that we announce the quiet passing of Emma Jean Preston, 87, of
Greensburg, Indiana. Born January 5, 1934, Jean passed on November 21, 2021 at Aspen Place in
Greensburg .She was the daughter of Harold and Goldie Rodgers and married L.W. (Jake ) Preston on
March 15, 1952. While working more than 20 years at Greensburg High School, she was a faithful and
devout Christian for 62 years and a member of Greensburg LifeLine Wesleyan Church, once pastored by
her son, Doug Preston. She was preceded in death by her late husband, L.W. (Jake ) Preston (December
18th, 2004); daughter, Deborah L. Wilson (May 8, 2020); brothers, Harold Francis, Arnold Lee and
Charles S. Rodgers; sisters, Lula Pearl Bryant, Betty Jane Barber and Carolyn Herbert.  Emma has 2 loving
surviving children: son Pastor Robert Douglas (Sherri) Preston of Greensburg, Indiana and daughter Tina
(Michael) Saylor of Fort Myers, Florida.  She also has 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 5
great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 27th at LifeLine Wesleyan
Church (2002 Moscow Rd) from 9:00 – 11:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am with Pastor
Nathan Muncie and Pastor Doug Preston officiating. Burial will be at the South Park Cemetery. Memorial
contributions may be made to Lifeline Wesleyan Church through the funeral home. Bass & Gasper
Funeral home has been entrusted with the services. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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