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Florence Embry

September 29, 1927 October 4, 2020
Florence Embry
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Obituary for Florence Embry

Florence Embry 93, of Eatonton passed away on Sunday,
October 4th, 2020. Florence was born on September 29, 1927 in Eatonton to the late Sidney Terrell Carnes and Mattie Linch Carnes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 38 years Cecil Embry, Brothers Carlton & Linwood Carnes, Sister Frances Allen and Great grandson Nathaniel Mikulecky.
A visitation will be held at Eatonton Memorial Park on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 10 AM, a graveside service will follow at 11 AM. Florence was a lifelong resident of Putnam County, she was educated in the Putnam County School system and graduated in 1944. Florence married Cecil Embry on April 13, 1947; they were married for 38 years before he died in 1985. They made their home in the Phoenix Community where they operated their dairy. Florence was a member of Philadelphia Methodist Church and taught Sunday school, helped with Bible School and served as Church treasurer at one time. She was a life member of the Putnam General Hospital Auxiliary serving as 1st Vice President and as lorence Embry 93, of Eatonton passed away on Sunday,
October 4th, 2020. Florence was born on September 29, 1927 in Eatonton to the late Sidney Terrell Carnes and Mattie Linch Carnes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 38 years Cecil Embry, Brothers Carlton & Linwood Carnes, Sister Frances Allen and Great grandson Nathaniel Mikulecky.
A visitation will be held at Eatonton Memorial Park on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 10 AM, a graveside service will follow at 11 AM. Florence was a lifelong resident of Putnam County, she was educated in the Putnam County School system and graduated in 1944. Florence married Cecil Embry on April 13, 1947; they were married for 38 years before he died in 1985. They made their home in the Phoenix Community where they operated their dairy. Florence was a member of Philadelphia Methodist Church and taught Sunday school, helped with Bible School and served as Church treasurer at one time. She was a life member of the Putnam General Hospital Auxiliary serving as 1st Vice President and as Bloodmobile chairperson at times. She was the volunteer of the year in 1999. Florence was very proud of our hospital and was always willing to help with the Auxiliary’s projects to raise money for it; she was also a charter member of the Phoenix Homemaker’s Club, and one of the founding members of The Golden Girls. She is survived by her son Roy Embry (Ruth), Daughters Shirley Stephens, Carol Hawkins (John), sisters Irene Holt, Dot Lundy, sisters-in-law Suzanne Carnes, Helen Carnes, and brother –in-law Rev. David Allan.
The family has requested donations can be made to Philadelphia Methodist Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Florence was very proud of our hospital and was always willing to help with the Auxiliary’s projects to raise money for it; she was also a charter member of the Phoenix Homemaker’s Club, and one of the founding members of The Golden Girls. She is survived by her son Roy Embry (Ruth), Daughters Shirley Stephens, Carol Hawkins (John), 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, sisters Irene Holt, Dot Lundy, sisters-in-law Suzanne Carnes, Helen Carnes, and brother –in-law Rev. David Allen.
The family has requested donations can be made to Philadelphia Methodist Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Visitation

Wednesday

7

Oct

10:00 AM 10/7/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/7/2020 11:00:00 AM
Eatonton Memorial Park

Godfrey Highway
Eatonton, Ga 31024

Eatonton Memorial Park
Godfrey Highway Eatonton 31024 Ga
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

7

Oct

11:00 AM 10/7/2020 11:00:00 AM
Eatonton Memorial Park

Godfrey Highway
Eatonton, Ga 31024

Eatonton Memorial Park
Godfrey Highway Eatonton 31024 Ga
United States
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