Emma Azdell Remembered @ Mexico High School Soccer * Thursday, April 29, 2021


Emma Azdell Remembered @ Mexico High School Soccer vs. Hannibal

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Photos by Dave Faries & Eric Mattson

Emma Leigh Azdell, 15, of Mexico, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

Emma was born on Oct. 21, 2005 in Mexico, the daughter of Jeremy Azdell and Amber Kennemore Azdell.

Emma was a freshman at Mexico High School, where she played soccer and was in the band. She enjoyed going to church and riding ATVs.

Survivors include her father, Jeremy (Audrey) Azdell of Mexico; her mother, Amber Azdell (Jeremy Samuelson) of Mexico; three brothers, Christian Azdell, Connor Samuelson and Chayse Samuelson; three sisters, Joselynn Berg, Liberty Samuelson and Kayleigh Samuelson; grandparents, Kenneth Kennemore, Dennis and Belinda Azdell, Rob and Debbie Myers, Ron and Ginger Smith, and Diane Samuelson; great-grandparents, Don Myers, Bonnie Mills and Carolyn Thompson; aunts and uncles, Travis (Bobbie Jo) Azdell, Lacey (Grant) Van Den Huevel, Steve (Sarah) Kennemore, Stacy Williams, Brittney Myers, April Myers and Skylar Myers; and many cousins and an abundance of loved ones.

Emma was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Ned and Elaine Azdell, Thomas Mills and Charles Thompson.

Memorial donations may be made to the Emma Azdell Scholarship Fund. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com.


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