Shirley Embrey

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Shirley Embrey

Shirley Embrey

GRASSY, Mo. -- Shirley Jean Embrey, 51, of Decatur, Miss., formerly of Grassy, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis.

She was born Jan. 7, 1957, at Grassy, daughter of Luther James and Docia Alice Adams Rea.

Embrey was a housekeeper at Our Lady of the Snow Shrine.

Survivors include two sons, Scott Embrey of Granite City, Ill., Eric Embrey of Madison, Ill.; a daughter, Jaime Kelly of Decatur; four brothers, Jerry Rea of Patton, Mo., Jackie and Dale Rea of Dupo, Ill., Michael Rea of Arnold, Mo.; two sisters, Eileen Mattingly of Red Bud, Ill., Janet Owens of Potosi, Mo.; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Carl Cureton officiating. Burial will be in Grassy Cemetery.