passed away on Thursday March 2, 2023 at the age of 90. She spent her final days in the home of her son where she was surrounded by the love of her family. Born in Angola, Indiana on Feb. 13, 1933 she grew up in Madeira Beach, FL. She attended St Pete High School and St Pete Junior College. She later moved to Nashville, TN where she met and married the love of her life. She worked in all phases of the music industry. Former employers include Col Tom Parker, Hubert Long Talent Agency, and Sawgrass Publishing (Mel Tillis). She also worked at WSM and WENO Radio Stations. After returning to St Petersburg to be near her parents she worked for The St Petersburg Times and the City of St Petersburg. She was an avid baseball fan and loved her Tampa Bay Rays. Gi Gi is survived by her son Buddie Emmons II (Patti), grandchildren Buddie Emmons III (Celena), Crystal Ankrum, and great-grandson Tommy Hoffman. She is predeceased by her daughter Tami Emmons. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.