- Ada, Oklahoma


April 9, 2013

Emile Lloyd Archer

Powell —  

Emile Lloyd Archer passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, at his home in Powell.

He was born Aug. 1, 1923, to Roma Alice Archer Ramsey in Alva. He was raised by his grandparents, Emile C and Elsie Archer, in Freedom.

Emile graduated from Freedom High School in 1942. He served in World War II in the United States Army, Company B 178th Engineer Combat Battalion, from Jan. 20, 1943, until honorably discharged on Jan. 20, 1946. He served his country in northern France, Germany and central Europe. 

He married Pauline Francis Province on April 19, 1947, in Medicine Lodge, Kan. They made their home in Freedom until 1953, when they moved to Ada.

Emile was a brick mason by trade. He was a member of the Brick Layers Union for over 50 years.

Emile and his wife, Pauline, moved to Powell in 2000 to be near their daughter, Roma Herndon.

He is survived by daughters Roma Louise Herndon and husband, Thomas, Kingston, Jeanne Sue Baulch and husband, Terry, of Ada; grandchildren Steven Lloyd Herndon, Dacula, Ga., Kristi Dawn Adkins and husband, Jerry, Kingston, Amy Kristine Smith and husband, Paul, Ada, Blair Ashley Baulch, Megan Elizabeth Baulch; great-grandchildren Rachel, Jacoby and Hannah Adkins, John, Joseph and Sarah Morgan, Austin Smith, Keira Baulch.

Emile was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents, wife and infant son, Emile Lloyd Archer Jr.

Services took place Saturday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Powell Cemetery, Powell. David Rodriguez officiated the services.

Services were under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill. Condolences may be sent to


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