Emma Elizabeth Qualls, 73, of Grayson went to be with her Lord Tuesday June 22, 2021 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Emma was born July 20, 1947 in Carter County, KY a daughter of the late Stanley and Ruby Jane Wheatley Qualls. In addition to her parents, her beloved husband, Ersel Rice; and a sister, Margaret Qualls, preceded Emma in death. Emma work as a custodian for many years at KCU. Emma was a Christian and was known for her outgoing personality. Emma is survived by her two nephews, Isreal (Debra) Bruce Keffer of Grayson and Christopher (Denise) Bruce Keffer; their children who she loved as if they were her own grandchildren, Christopher Ray Keffer, Margaret Ann Keffer, Stephen Bruce Keffer, Nathanial Bruce Keffer, Hannah Hylton, Isabella Keffer and Sarah Allen; and many friends who all mourn her passing. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
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