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Fred Ernest Embry Obituary

Mr. Fred Ernest Embry, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022 in Waldron, Arkansas

He was born June 20, 1939 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas to Fred B. Embry and Alene Wimberly. Mr. Embry owned and operated a gas station in Cherry Hill for many years, was a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked in numerous nursing homes for 20 years. He served his country in the United States Air Force and was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Mena. He was a loving husband and father and will be dearly missed by all.

Fred is survived by his son, Shane Embry and wife Tracy of Anna, Texas; daughter, Denise Vines and husband Ronnie of Odgen, Arkansas; grandchildren, Aaron Embry, Cole Embry and Ashley Slater and husband Matt; and great grandson, Caden Slater. He was preceded in death by his wife Claudene Elizabeth Embry and his parents Fred and Alene Wimberly.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 5, 2022 at First Freewill Baptist Church in Mena with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating. Interment will follow at Cherry Hill Cemetery in Cherry Hill, Arkansas under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation is general.

Pallbearers will be Wendal Henry, Gary Threlkill, Michael Hoover, Mike Shogren, Terry Davis, and Jr. Carter. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jason Sharp, Robb Sharp, David Allan and Robert (Bob) Turner.

 

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