Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Emma Jean Shockley

Born: June 22, 1937 - Died: June 14, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: June 20, 2022 --- Time: 9-11 a.m.


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: June 20, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


Howard Cemetery - Bland

Memorials / Donations

Memorials requested for family's choice


Emma Jean Shockley, 84, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Victorian Place of Owensville.

She was born June 22, 1937, to Edward and Lena (Pohlmann) Dittman in Bland.

Emma Jean enjoyed reading the newspaper, working crossword puzzles and spending time with her friends at Victorian Place.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lena; son, Gale "Bullwhip" Shockley; daughter, Judith Earnest; and brother Donnie Dittman.

She is survived by her son, Keith Shockley and wife Laura of Owensville; son-in-law, Billy Earnest and wife Gracie of Roston, Ark.; siblings, Larry Dittman of Owensville, Gary Dittman and wife Jackie and Shirley Baxter all of Bland; grandchildren, Holly Mosley, Jason Watts and wife Lauren, Aaron Watts and wife Helen, Lonni Earnest, Cherry Brown, Renee Barton and husband Monty, Kristina Fling and husband Steve, Julie Eaton and husband Ryan, Amy Briggs and Lena Kastner; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great, great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday, June 20 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jackie Asher officiating. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery in Bland

Memorials requested for family's choice.