Memorial services for Emma Schumacher Wesson Jacoby, 85, of College Station and formerly of Navasota were held 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at First Presbyterian Church of Navasota. Rev. Craig Sanders, pastor, officiated. Graveside services and interment preceded the Memorial service at 2:00 p.m. in the Madeley Chapel in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home.
Rooted in Texas history and a descendant of pioneers Henry Schumacher from Germany and James Middleton Wesson, father of early Methodism in Texas, Emma was born in New York City, on July 14, 1921 to Ida DeMoss Koen formerly of Pueblo, Colo., and Henry Schumacher Wesson of Navasota. She spent her early childhood (1926-1930) in Nashville, Tenn., where her father taught organ at Ward Belmont College.