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Originally published: 2012-11-30 10:50:36
Last modified: 2012-11-30 10:52:45

Emma Jean Bougher

Mrs. Emma Jean Brinker Bougher, 95, of Boone and formerly of Port St. Lucie, Fla., passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 27, 2012, at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation Center.  A resident there for the past eight years, she was cared for with love and kindness.  Jean was born, June 4, 1917, in Greenburg, Pa. Most of her adult life was spent in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. with her husband of 57 years, Phillips Bougher.  Her joys included family, friends, art, travel and her garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillips, and son, Charles Sherman Bougher.  
Survivors include one daughter, Joan Shirley and husband, Robert, of Blowing Rock; five grandchildren and ten great- grandchildren.
A celebration of the life of Emma Jean Brinker Bougher will be  conducted 4 p.m. Saturday at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church.  Memorials may be made to Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church, PO Box 393, Blowing Rock, NC 28605, or to a charity of the donor's choice.  Online condolences may be shared with the Bougher family at
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Bougher family.  We apologize, comments cannot be made on this particular topic.
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