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“I am heartbroken to see this. I worked with Emily in the 80s. She was my mentor and I loved her dearly. We had so many good times and many laughs....Read More »
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“Dear Sweet Emily, I am so happy we reconnected from the old crazy fun days and got to have some more birthdays and holidays together. Love and peace...Read More »
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“Emily, you were a wonderful friend and I miss your wit, stories, and fun spirit. We had great trips together. You truly were "one of a kind". Sherry...Read More »
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Frances Emily Nolley of Dallas, Texas passed away unexpectedly on Thursday April 28, 2022 at the age of 80. Francis Emily graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas. After graduation Frances Emily attended Arlington State College where she majored in elementary education. Emily received a B.A. in elementary education from East Texas Sate University in Commerce, Texas, now part of Texas A&M.

Emily Taught school for a number of years. Emily's fondness for education led her curiosity to other interest. Emily became a stewardess for American Airlines and began a life long love of travel, people and continued adventures.

Emily loved her family, friends, pets, music, gardens and travel. Emily's patriotic spirit included God, home and country. Emily was a member of the Highland Park DAR and she attended Highland Park Methodist Church.

Emily was preceded in death by her parents, Davis T Montfort of Corsicana, Texas and Mamie Lee Adams Montfort Willoughby of Arlington; brother, Davis T. Montfort of Dallas, Texas and husband Bruce Nolley of Tulsa, Ok. Emily is survived by her sister, Martha Virginia Montfort, Al and Ray Adams of Forney, Texas and many cousins of Corsicana, Dallas and Mesquite.