Name:   Emily Josepha (Bryant) Jones Gerard

From:  The Mountain Democrat,  Placerville, California
Date:  May 27, 1971

Funeral services for Emily Josepha Gerard, 83, of Placerville, were held Monday, May 24 at the Georgetown Methodist Church under the direction of Chapel of the Hills, Auburn.  The Rev. Douglas McCoy conducted the services.  Interment was in the family plot at the Georgetown Pioneer cemetery.

Mrs. Gerard died May 20 at Placerville,  She was born in Diamond Springs and was a lifelong resident of El Dorado county, having lived at Balderson's Station near Georgetown for the past 50 years.

She was a member of the Mountain Fern Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. Gerard, widow of the late William Gerard of Georgetown, is survived by children Charles Jones and William Gerard, both of Georgetown and Emily Warner of Diamond Springs; brother Kenneth Bryant of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada; and seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.