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Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Tuesday December 14th, 2021
12:00pm - 1:45pm

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Funeral Service

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Tuesday December 14th, 2021
2:00pm

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Emmett Thornton Presley

Emmett Thornton Presley passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on December 11, 2021. Emmett was born on November 17, 2021. During his 23 days on this Earth, Emmett drew people closer to Christ through their incessant prayers for his healing. He touched countless lives and was deeply loved by family and friends.

Funeral Services will be 2:00PM Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at the Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Jason Williams. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery.

Emmett is the son of Elliott & Emily Presley, of Benson, NC. He is survived by paternal grandparents, Keith & Rose Presley, of Elizabethtown, NC; and maternal grandparents, Eric & Amy Fann of Benson, NC. He is also survived by great-grandparents Jane Presley of Hobe Sound, FL; Phyllis Reams of Henderson, NC; Joyce Coats of Benson, NC; and Larry & Judy Fann of Roseboro, NC; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins are left to cherish Emmett’s memory. He is preceded in death by great-grandparents Paul Presley, Macon & Conolia Williams, Joe & Louise Huff, and Jerry Coats.

The family wishes to thank the outstanding staff at Duke University Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Ronald McDonald House of Durham.

Emmett gave us a lifetime of love during his short time on Earth and we will hold him again in Heaven one day.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon to 1:45PM on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 and other times at the home of Eric & Amy Fann, 1200A Morgan Road, Benson, NC 27504.

Flowers are welcome; however, memorials may be made to Emmett’s Embrace, c/o Emily Presley, 312 W Church Street, Benson, NC 27504.

In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings are not required, but are kindly recommended for all services.


The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.
Condolences may be made at www.roseandgraham.com
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.


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Toni Griffin Dec 20 2021 1:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Emmett Presley

Taylor Raynor Dec 19 2021 1:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Emmett Presley

Shelly Vieth & family Dec 17 2021 8:33 PM

So very sorry to hear about you loss. We will keep you all in our prayers during this difficult time.

Pam and Earl Allen Dec 16 2021 4:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Emmett Presley

Eddie and Angie Hales and Family Dec 14 2021 9:38 PM

You do not know me but I share lot in common with you all. There is not any word that can comfort you at this time. I know from experience that a parent should never have to lay to rest a child. You think at this time you feel you can\'t go on but I promise you will never forget it but in time it does become easier. I went threw therapy they suggest to talk about it nit to hold in your feelings. They also suggest talking with strangers not your family because they are grieving with you. You be surprised when you actually do you find many people who are suffering also. Find those people and help you and them recover. I\'m only an email away if you ever need anybody to vent too. I don\'t have the answers but I truly know how you feel. My prayers will be with you forever and ever.

Arlene Godwin Pittman Dec 14 2021 6:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Emmett Presley

Arlene Godwin Pittman Dec 14 2021 6:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Emmett Presley

LibbieBarefoot and Julia Dec 14 2021 3:27 PM

Prayers for your family.

Libbie Barefoot Dec 14 2021 3:26 PM

Prayers for your family

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