Emma J. McHorse, age 72, of Kerrville, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. She was born on July 10, 1943 to Donald and Gladys (Reece) Jones in Dallas, Texas. She grew up in Sabetha, KS, and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1961. Emma then moved to Topeka, Kansas to attend Clark Business College. She was an Executive Assistant for over 20 years. In June of 1985, she moved to Rapid City, South Dakota to marry George R. McHorse on July 1, 1985. In 1989, she became very active in the Rapid City Chapter of "Make Today Count", a support group for people with cancer, and other life threatening diseases. Emma rededicated her life to Christ in 1991. When George retired from the U.S. Air Force in January of 1994, they moved to Kerrville, Texas. She was a faithful member of Southern Oaks Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, George R. McHorse, Jr., of Kerrville; one daughter, Tami D.