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Harold Gene Embry, Freedom Community, 71,(1943-2015)

He was a native of Lee, KY, and a resident of the Freedom Community at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Crit & Eva Embry. His wife, Dianna Embry, survives. He leaves 21 direct living descendants. He was a brick mason and of the Baptist faith

Harold Gene Embry, age 71, of the Freedom Community, died, Monday, June 15, 2015, at his home.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 1pmCT, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, with burial to follow in the Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 1pmCT, and on Thursday, June 18, 2015, after 7pmCT, until time of services.

Harold Gene Embry, Freedom Community (1943-2015)

He was born September 14, 1943, in Lee, Kentucky. He was a son of the late Crit and Eva Embry. He died at his home in the Freedom Community, on Monday, June 15, 2015, at the age of 71 years, nine months, and one day. He was the husband of Dianna Embry, who survives.

He was a brick mason and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, include:
  • Three daughters: Carol Brown, Glasgow, KY; April (Andy) Holley, Glasgow, KY; and Shannon Lamae, TN

  • Three sons: Matthew Stout, Glasgow, KY; Stacy Slover, Glasgow, KY; and Jack Slover, Williamsburg, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Melissa Blankenship, Nita Morgan, Jerry Pedigo, Wyatt Pedigo, Dillon Pedigo, Jackson Slover and James Slover

  • And eight great grandchildren: Jeremiah Morgan, Adam Morgan, Kristi Finn, Megan Finn, Miranda Finn, Cheyenne Morgan, Taylor Pedigo and Dannielle Pedigo
He was preceded in death by a son, Harold Embry Jr., his grandparents, and one great grand daughter, Cheyenne Morgan.

Send condolences to the family of Harold Gene Embry

McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY, in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Poplar Log Cemetery.

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