Betty Doughty Embry
by Laura Stone | October 10, 2018 5:00 pm
Last Updated: October 10, 2018 at 7:10 pm
Betty Doughty Embry, 82, widow of Donald Edwin Embry Sr., died Monday, October 8, 2018, at her home in Summerton.
Born January 23, 1936, in Norfolk, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Wilson Doughty and the late Annie Eliza “Virgie” Livingston Doughty. A volunteer with the American Red Cross, involved in many humanitarian efforts both locally and internationally. She was a prolific artist, master Scrabble player, however most of all, an encourager to her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Donald Edwin “Eddie” Embry, Jr. (Deb) of Summerton, Amy Blanche Embry of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Emily Embry Dowdy (Danny) of Isle of Palms and Thomas Lloyd Embry (Katie) of Williamsburg, Virginia; thirteen grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and special cousin, Jackie Kelly of Vance.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, www.heifer.org
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org