Mary Helen Embry, age 81 of McDaniels, KY passed away May 18, 2023 at Breckinridge Memorial Nursing Facility where she was a resident since 2018. She was born in Falls of Rough, KY on May 14, 1942, daughter of the late Mitchell and Mary Whitaker Hazelwood. Mary Helen was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, quilting, flower and vegetable gardening and being outdoors - especially mowing her yard. She was a wonderful cook and entertained each Friday night with dinner for her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lester Embry, grandson Michael Lee Embry, siblings Bethel, Otto, Eugene and Virginia Hazelwood, Katherine McClellan.
Mary Helen is survived by 3 children: Regina Dupin of Hardinsburg, KY; Phyllis Horn of Clarkson, KY and David (Vickie) Embry of Leitchfield, KY
3 grandchildren: David Dupin (Troy Rigsby), Cassie (Garrett) Swift and Cody Embry
1 sister: Dorothy (Marvin) Embry of Lewisport, KY
several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 1 PM with burial in the McDaniels Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:30 AM on Monday. All times are central.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
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