Survivors include a son, Dan Thompson Trew and wife Jeanne; twin daughters, Tammy Rehkemper and husband Michael and Terry Fuller and husband Mark; and his grandchildren, Jesse Fuller, Alice Fuller and Travis Rehkemper.
The family requests memorials be made to the Moslah Temple Shrine, 1100 Henderson, Fort Worth, TX 76102-4583. Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home of Childress. Statham was born June 9, 1932, in Childress to Pierce Ben and Roxie Faye Heckathorne Snider.
She shared a single bed in that house with four of her sisters sleeping three at the head and two at the foot.
Emma met her husband, George Estes, shortly after she graduated from Wellington High School in 1929, and ran away after a brief courtship to marry him on September 10, 1929 just weeks before the fall of the stock market and the start of the Great Depression.
Survivors include four children, Frankie Long and wife Donette of Hollis, Lonnie Long and wife Renee of Altus, Okla., Brad Long and wife Mary of Harrah, Okla. He served with the Khiva Shrine in Amarillo from 1966 through 1995.