Annie Kate Emerson, 82, died March 16, 2009, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Peiler Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Charlie F. Barnes Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-6 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville. Mrs. Emerson was born in Oktibbeha County. She was a Baptist and worked in food service. She is survived by her daughters, Wilma and Charlotte Rogers, and Suzanne Emerson, all of Starkville; stepdaughter, Annie B. Romas of St. Louis; sons, Ricky, Ray and Randolph Emerson, and James Henry Outlaw, all of Starkville, and Joe Emerson of Minneapolis.