In Loving Memory of Tiffany Ann Emerson


Tiffany Ann Emerson was born on April 5, 1987, at the University of Washington Hospital, Seattle WA. She passed from this life on May 29, 2022, at her home in St. Johns, WA. Tiffany, the no muss no fuss one, simply slept away. Tiffany attended Zion Preparatory Academy and John Muir in the elementary years, Washington Middle School, and Cleveland High School. She earned her GED through the Goodwill Industries. She was all cheeze as the proudest graduate of South Seattle Community College in the field of Carpentry. Linda Franklin, who is loving called “Nana” by family and friends noted, “Tiffany came into the world on the Lord’s Day and departed also on a Sunday”. Between the dashes was a life full of promises and many accomplishments. Tiffany went on to work for Goodwill, Seattle Parks and Recreation in West Seattle. Then she worked construction for both WDC, Inc. and other businesses in Everett WA. She had other claims to fame as a member of a local Drill Team, an avid AAU Basketball player for Rainier Community Center, and a writer of poetry. Tiffany didn’t mind getting her hands dirty, but she certainly minded if you messed with someone she loved. If she heard about it, those were fighting words for sho.’ Tiffany was preceded in death by grandfathers, Granville Emerson, Sr. and Johnny Rivers, uncle, Terrell Jones, niece, Miriam Clotel Emerson. Left to cherish her memory are: her parents, Vanessa Emerson and James Jones; one daughter, Titianna Rebecca Smith; grandmothers, Anna Rivers and Annie Anderson; siblings, Bruce Williams, Qiara Dennis, Ronisha Jones, Tiffany Daniels, Jovanna Brown, Jamila Jones, Jamil Jones and Eric Lagrone; nieces, Davianna Parker and Gabrielle Williams; nephews, Jayshawn and Jayce Williams, Doreyan Dennis and A’rieh Slack; cousins/ brothers, Marcel Emerson, Jimmy Hill, Ulysses “Stevie” and Tahj Franklin, Darryl and Demario Taylor; cousins/sisters, Kandace Alston, Evett Jordan; aunties, Gwendolyn Parker, Linda Franklin, Lavita Alston, Lori Emerson, and Debra Carter; uncles, Robert Parker, Pete Carter, and Granville L. Emerson Jr., in addition to a host of relatives and friends.

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