Nellie L. Meda Johnson Embry, age 86 of Leitchfield, passed away Monday, October 08, 2012 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
She was born December 17, 1925 in Butler County, Kentucky, the daughter of Luther and Hallie Renfrow Johnson.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Thomas L. Embry, of Leitchfield; five children, Betty Logsdon (Norman), Tommy Wayne Embry (Mary), Kathy Williams (Doug), Byron L. Embry all of Leitchfield, and Donna Irani (Darius), of Milford, MA; nine grandchildren, Marsha Wagoner (Andy), Stephanie Carroll, Jennifer Logsdon, Mason and Caleb Embry, Megan Troughton (Jeremy), Angela Schroader, Kim Gibson (J.T.), and Brent Williams (Amy); 10 great grandchildren, Hannah and Clay Wagoner, Jacob and Blake Carroll, Jordan and Linsey Schroader, Hallie and Noah Gibson, and Zac and Jaxen Williams; one great-great-grandchild, Emma Schroader.
She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers, Arthur, Ray, Earl, Fred, and Ralph Johnson.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the Clarkson Church of Christ with Bro. Denver Young and Bro. James Long officiating. Burial will be in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be held after 3 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.