Hazel Ernestine Embrey, 97 of Midland, VA passed away on August 4, 2018 at Fauquier Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on September 21, 1920 in Fauquier County, a daughter of the late Charles Ernest Messick and Salome Elizabeth Andes Messick. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ashby Earl “Bud” Embrey and a grandson, Jeff Embrey.
Mrs. Embrey retired from Fauquier Hospital after many years of service working in administration for insurance claims. She was a lifetime member of Midland Church of the Brethren and will be remembered for serving her family, church and community and her love of flowers.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Embrey Hickey, Richmond, VA; her son, William “Buddy” Embrey, Reedville, VA; two sisters, Rosalie Byron, Culpeper, VA and Mildred Cooke, Midland; two grandchildren, Todd Embrey and Elizabeth Trekas; five great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 10 from 1:00 PM until the funeral service begins at 2:00 PM at Midland Church of the Brethren. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Midland Church of the Brethren, 10434 Old Carolina Road, Midland, VA 22728.
Our fine facility has ample parking, offers two chapels, family rooms, parlors, and an on-site crematory. Operated since 1836 - we are the oldest continuously operated business in Fauquier County, VA and centrally located in the county and close to most nursing homes and the hospital.