Mary Helen Embrey
Published: November 12, 2012
Mary Helen Davenport Embrey, age 89, of Perryville, Ark., passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. She was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Deberrie, Ark., a daughter of Sam Davenport and Ethel Dodson Davenport. She was a homemaker, member of First Baptist Church Perryville, and the widow of Johnie Edgar Embrey. Survivors include her two sons, John Lee Embrey and wife Phyllis of New Orleans, La., David Embrey and his wife Diana of West Fork; sister, Syble MeGee of Perryville; four grandchildren, Leigh Anne Embrey Marchesi, Shannon Embrey Padilla, John David Embrey, and Patricia Joanne Embrey Smith; six great-grandchildren, Nate, Emma, Noah, Sarah, Katelyn, and Haley; and an extended family including Cindy Mullins Rogers, Pam Corum Fortner, and Kay Harris Embrey. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lottie Megee and Evelyn Martin. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Hope Cemetery with Dr. Mike Stanley officiating. Arrangements are by Harris Funeral Home of Perryville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the funeral home. Online guestbook: www.harrisfuneralhomes.net.