Nancy M. Embrey, 81, of Crooksville, Ohio passed away at 10:10 AM, Monday, June 12, 2017 at Genesis Healthcare New Lexington Center following an extended illness.
She was born March 30, 1936 in Zanesville, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary Hannah (Neal) Bateson.
Nancy was a homemaker, a devoted wife to her late husband, Max, a loving and very attentive mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She dearly loved taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition, she was a member of Iliff United Methodist Church in McLuney.
She is survived by her daughter, Tina Wolfe of Crooksville; her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Karen Embrey of Crooksville; her sisters, Carolyn Bateson of Crooksville and Sue Ann Smith of Roseville; her brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Linda Bateson of Corning; her grandchildren and their spouses, Jason and Kristi Embrey, Jenny (Embrey) and Mike Taylor, Abby (Wolfe) and Craig Nolte, Wesley and Shannon Wolfe and Nathan and Amista Wolfe, her twelve great grandchildren and several very special family members.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Max Embrey who passed away August 5, 2002 and her brothers-in-law, Harry ‘Sonny’ Smith, Freeman ‘Pete’ Funk and Charles 'Chuck' Derwacter.
In keeping with Nancy’s wishes, she will be cremated. The family will hold a private memorial service at the funeral home and have invited Glenn Wishnew to eulogize Nancy. Burial will take place in Iliff Cemetery beside her beloved husband.
You may read the obituary, sign the Online Register Book (Memory Wall) and share a special memory with the family at www.goebelfuneralhome.com
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Tina, I am sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She was so sweet to us when we were kids. Your parents were always nice to be around. I hope you and Randy can reflect on the good memories of your parents. There are so many. Renee Sherrick Lane
Submitted by Renee Lane on Jun 14 2017 11:45:44 PM
Please accept my sincere sympathies. May God bless you and the family and keep you in his care, now and in the days to come.
Submitted by Mary Wishnew on Jun 14 2017 03:52:27 PM
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Mary Wishnew lit a candle on Jun 14 2017 03:51:20 PM
So sorry for the loss of your Mom. We've been neighbors for 47 years and no one could ask for better friends as your Mom and Dad. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Janet and Jack Dalrymple on Jun 14 2017 10:01:03 AM
she was a neighbor that i consider as family .she was sweet,wonderful and kind. glad to have known her .doug chevalier
Submitted by doug chevalier on Jun 13 2017 04:17:44 PM
Sending my sincere condolences for the loss of your mother and grandmother. A wonderful lady and neighbor.
Submitted by Marcia Printz Chapman on Jun 13 2017 03:05:49 PM
Please accept our most sincere condolences for the passing of your mother/grandmother. Though we didn't know her, we know she was a wonderful lady as you are all a testament to that goodness. God bless you all.
Submitted by Diane and John Rodgers on Jun 13 2017 01:45:58 PM
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