Baby Child 16

Emma Lee McGovern

February 14, 2012 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 9)



Hi Guys!

My name is Emma Lee McGovern, you might hear those close to me call me Bemma, and boy have I been waiting to talk to you all. 

I was brought into this world by my mommy, Mickayla McGovern with my daddy, Kory McGovern by her side on February 14, 2012 in Springfield Illinois. 

And on May 3, 2021 I left peacefully with Mommy, Daddy, my big Sissy Maddie and my Nonie snuggling by my side reading books and watching my favorite movie Moana in my Seussville bedroom at our home in Rushville Illinois.

Don’t worry, I made it safe and sound. 

When I arrived at the gates of Heaven I was greeted by an army of Angels that have come here before me, they had glimmering metallic pinwheels, they handed me one of my own and I ran through the breeze, and boy was it fun.

My 3rd grade class along with all my other friends and teachers at Webster Elementary made me some of the coolest cards with pictures and well wishes. As one of my classmates put it, yes it sure did suck never being able to go outside but now I can play and run outside all day.

Please join my family in a celebration to be held at 10am Saturday May 8th, 2021 at First Christian Church in the gymnasium, 1421 Beard St, Beardstown Illinois with Pastor Mike Courson officiating. My family will also meet with friends from 4 - 8pm on Friday May 7th in the church gymnasium.


Due to the current health situation, face masks will be required and social distancing guidelines should be followed as to accommodate the church during this pandemic.

In lieu of flowers, monetary memorial tributes can be directed to Kory & Mickayla McGovern at Rushville State Bank to assist with expenses and also through Colwell Memorial Home. 

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