Ida Mae Embrey
Ida Mae Embrey
  • November 1, 1936 - October 8, 2017
  • Front Royal, Virginia

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Ida Mae Embrey, age 80 of Front Royal, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home with Pastor Seth Alcorn officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Embrey was born in Bassett on November 1, 1936, the daughter of the late Jesse B. Dowdy, Sr. and Mary Ethel Bennett Dowdy. She was a homemaker and a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a graduate of Warren County High School, and she attended Rivermont Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Glynda Bennett of Front Royal, and Angelina Taylor of Strasburg; her brother, Dean Dowdy of Blacksburg; her grandchildren, Freddy Bennett, Virginia Bennett, Alice Bennett, Ethel Bennett, Kurtis Taylor, and Krystal DeWalt; and her great-grandchildren, James Redmon, Colton Redmon, Caliegh Story, and Zane McCray.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Embrey was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Embrey; and her brother, Jesse B. "Pete" Dowdy, Jr.

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