Obits For The Embrey Surname
From Tate County, Mississippi

Obit Of
Mrs. Bettie Embrey
(Louisa Elizabeth Greer Embrey)

The Tate County Democrat, December 26, 1935 


On December 21 Mrs. Bettie Embrey died at her home. She was 83 years old and had lived a life of service to her many friends. In her early days she joined the Methodist Church, and she spent her life in its work.

Mrs. Embrey married James H Embrey in 1872. To this union seven boys were born, five of whom survived her. Mrs. Embrey also leaves a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Obit Of
Fredrick Mortimer Embrey

Tate County Democrat April 25, 1946
 Mt Manna Greenleaf by Mrs. J T McCall

Our hearts were saddened by the death of Mr. Mort Embrey last Tuesday. The family and relatives have our deepest sympathy.

Obit of
Horace Mortimer Embrey

Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN, April 19, 1987

Coldwater---Horace M Embrey, 70, retired air conditioning maintenance employee for Baptist Hospital in Memphis, died Friday at the hospital after a long illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home in Hernando with burial in Greenleaf Cemetery. he was a member of Greenleaf Methodist Church. Embrey, the husband of Sadie S Embrey, also leaves three sons, Ernest Embrey of Memphis, Albert Embrey of Coldwater and Lowrie Embrey of Cherry Hill, N J; two sisters, Mrs. Affie Gaines of Coldwater and Mrs. Aubry Scott of Senatobia; a brother, James Embrey of Hernando, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Obit of
Sadie Sowell Embrey

The Commercial Appeal,
 Sunday January 20, 2006

Senatobia: Sadie Sowell Embrey, 86, homemaker, died Thursday, January 19, 2006 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. with services to follow at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21 at Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home of Hernando with burial in Greenleaf Cemetery. She was a lifetime member of Greenleaf Methodist Church. Mrs. Embrey, the widow of Horace Embrey leaves three sons, Ernest Embrey of Cordova, TN, Albert Embrey of Coldwater and Lowrie Embrey of Cherry Hill, NJ; three sisters, Vera Phillips of Ellisville, MS, Jewelene Dunlap of Byhalia and Mildred Midleton of Olive Branch; three brothers, Raiford Sowell of Olive Branch, Gene Sowell of Independence and Harry Sowell of Memphis, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. 

Obit of 
Carl Embrey

Commercial Appeal Tuesday, December 31, 1996

Coldwater--Carl Embrey 96, retired farmer, died of pneumonia Sunday at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Batesville. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch with burial in Greenleaf Cemetery. He was a member of Greenleaf United Methodist Church. Mr. Embrey, the widower of Jewel Freeze Embrey, leaves two daughters, Stella Moore of Germantown, Tenn., and Catherine Mask of Coldwater; two sons, Gene Embrey of Batesville (AR) and Jesse K Embrey of Coldwater; two sisters, Zylphia Bobbitt of Memphis and Annie Graham of Coldwater, 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Obit Of
Mrs. Jane Moore Embrey

Tate County Democrat, July 26, 1923


Buried Here Last Week

MRS. JANE MOORE EMBREY, age eighty-five died at the home of her son, ROBERT EMBREY, at Coldwater buried at Bethesda Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. REV. WHITTEN officiating, the local Presbyterian Minister being away.

MRS. EMBREY lived in Senatobia a number of years ago and later lived west of Coldwater. She was a splendid Christian Character and had a large circle of friends. She was a loyal member of the Presbyterian Church. She is survived by one son MR. ROBERT EMBREY of Coldwater. MRS. EMBREY was the last of a prominent Tate County family, tow brothers and four sisters having preceded her into the Great Beyond. They were JOHN A. MOORE, J. S. MOORE, MRS. MAGGIE VEAZEY, MRS. WM. MEEK, MRS. WILSON and MISS. LIZA MOORE. She was the Aunt of MR. ROBERT S. MOORE of this place.

Obit of
Max Malcolm Embrey

The Democrat, February 7, 2006 

Max Malcolm Embrey, 75, of Sheridan, Texas and formerly of Tate County, died Saturday, January 28. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, February 11, at 2 p.m. at the Greenleaf Methodist Church on Greenleaf Road.

Mr Embrey is survived by his wife, Carolyn Embrey of Sheridan, Texas; two sons Ronnie Embrey and Donnie Embrey; three brothers, William Embrey of Coldwater, Tracy Embrey of Senatobia and James Billingsley of Tullahoma, Tenn.; five sisters, Lois Hutchinson of Coldwater, Robbie Chatman of Nesbit, Elsie Morgan of Coldwater, Julia Frances Respess of Horn Lake and Betty Hawks of Hernando; and one grandson, Max.

Obit of 
Floyd Embrey

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN, May 15, 2002

FLOYD A. EMBREY, 68, of Nesbit, formerly of Tate County, Miss., diesel mechanic for Kraft Foods, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Nesbit Church of Christ, where he was a member, with burial in Greenleaf Cemetery in Coldwater, Miss. Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home in Hernando has charge. Mr. Embrey, the husband of Martha Holden Embrey, also leaves a daughter, Deborah Gill of Southaven; a son, Anthony Embrey of Hernando; a brother, Charley Embrey of Memphis, and four grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. 

 Updated February 22, 2012


Tate County Coordinators: Syble Embrey & Marie Carlton

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