Mrs. Virginia Fern Embry age 76 of Salem passed away Wednesday, July 6 at her home.
Mrs. Embry was born October 3, 1939 in Taswell, Tennessee the daughter of James E. and Mary Gladys Hounshel Dillman. She was a retired Nurse’s Aide and Home Health Care worker. She was a member of Salem Church of God and wrote the church news article for the Salem paper.
Virginia is survived by her husband: Terry Embry of Salem, three sons: Toby Smith of Mitchell, James William Smith of Plainfield and Joseph Bauters of Salem, a daughter: Maria Knapp of Salem, 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband: Hollis L. Smith, a son: Hollis Lee Smith Jr., a daughter: Cynthia Moore, two brothers: James Elmer and Eugene Dillman, two sisters: Mary Alice Brown and Kathleen Ault Downing and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Palmyra Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.