Emerson Moses

Published 1:22 pm Friday, December 10, 2021

Brother Emerson TaJohn Moses, lovingly known as TWIN, was born Dec. 3, 1978, in Bogalusa, to Missionary Rosie R. Levias of Bogalusa and Brother Emery H. Perkins of Dallas, Texas. He was called by the Lord to his new heavenly residence on Dec. 5, 2021. He attended school in the Bogalusa City School System. He graduated from Bogalusa High School and continued his education at Sullivan Vo-Tech College where he received his certificate for Air Condition and Refrigeration.

Emerson TaJohn Moses had many talents such as drawing, tinting, installing radios, detailing cars, and teaching others to do so. He didn’t hesitate to help others accomplish their dreams.

Emerson TaJohn Moses was a son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend. He was quiet, humble, and humorous and also never met a stranger. He was always destined for greatness and the sky was the limit of his determination.

Emerson TaJohn Moses became a member of Truth and Deliverance Ministry at 102 Mitchell Ave. in Purvis, Miss., under the leadership of Apostle Gregg G. Johnson of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Emerson TaJohn Moses spent his Last days enjoying his family and friends, playing football with his nephew and friends and of course eating at his favorite restaurant with his twin brother Emery Moses.

Brother Emerson TaJohn Moses was employed by Hood Industries, Inc., in Bogalusa.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his mother, Missionary Rosie (Gregory) Levias of Bogalusa; his father, Emery H. Perkins Jr.; grandmother, Erma Dean Perkins; twin brother, Emery (Cassie) Moses of Bogalusa; two sisters, Twanda T. Gatin of Bogalusa, and Paceé (Denver) Foster of Baton Rouge; five aunts, Curlinda (Jessie) Magee of Franklinton, Antionette (Timothy) McCoy and Wztra (Russell) Gholar, all of Chattanooga, Tenn., Joyce Davis of Folsom, and Gaynell (Alvin) McCant of Angie; four uncles, Trubonius (LaWanda) Moses and Ezron (Melissa) Moses, all of Bogalusa, and Willie (Gwen) Perkis and Bobby Perkins, all of Dallas, Texas; nine nieces and nephews, Tyrell Cooley, E’Monia Moses, EMeria Moses, Emery Moses Jr., Elijah Moses, ToMarkus Moses, Makhiya Moses, Derhyion Foster and Kyson Foster; cousins, special friends and friends children Jakobe and Jaylen Davis, who he reared as his own.

Emerson was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clifton and Eva Moses; paternal grandfather, Brother Emery H. Perkins Sr.; two uncles, Clifton D. Moses and Jerry Perkins, and a nephew, Ta’Nahj Brown.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, Dec. 12, at noon at the Kingdom of God Church, located at 814 Union Ave. in Bogalusa. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, at Cook-Richmond Chapel beginning at 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. with a family hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cook-Richmond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.