On August 2nd, 2020 Heaven gained a new angel with the passing of Evelyn M Embry. She lost her battle with Cancer. Though she lived many places Chesapeake, VA, Wylie, TX, and Lawrenceville, GA to name a few. Her last home was in the small town of Kinsale, VA. In every place she lived, she changed lives and made friends that she kept in touch with to the end. She was preceded by her parents James J Heston and Marie E Heston and by her husband William A Embry.
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Evelyn graduated from Radford University in VA with a teaching degree. She taught for over 40 years until her retirement in 2007. She kept in touch with several of her first & second grade students through their High School Graduations. She belonged to the UMW in Kinsale, VA. She volunteered at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. She was beloved by the community and so many others across the country.
She is survived by her two daughters Stephanie L Embry and Megan C Partin, her granddaughter Emmalie V Knoll. Her brother James J Heston II and his wife Nancy G Heston and their two sons. Her sister-in-law Linda E McDougal and her two sons.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Kinsale, VA.
In lieu of flowers, the family has designated St. Paul’s Catholic Church Building Fund, 7808 Cople Hwy, Hague, VA 22469 for memorial contributions.