Barbara Nell Butler Embry, 83 of Madisonville went to live with Jesus on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital. Born February 18, 1936, to the late Fred and Nellie (Sewell) Butler of Mannington. She was a member of First Church of God in Madisonville, she was an in-home caregiver and she worked at Pennyrile Apartments as management. Her leisure time was spent quilting, crocheting and any other craft that interested her. She loved time with her children and their families.
Preceded in death by her son, Mitchell Todd Embry; daughter, Susan Kaye Back; and siblings, Jeanetta Morris, Woodrow Butler, Sidney Butler, James Butler, Dorothy Galloway, Bobby Butler and Lois Ferrell.
Survived by her sons, Michael (Nancy) Embry of Illinois, Timothy Embry of Arizona, and Dennis (Merri) Embry of Manitou; daughter-in-law, Gail Embry of California; 14 grandchildren, Jeff (Amber) Embry, Greg Embry, Erin Embry, Dylan Embry, Ron Embry, Karibeth Zoller, Katie Flaska, Kelly Specht, Katlyn Embry, Joshua Embry, Blake Walker, Wade Walker, Christopher Walker, Tawny Aldrich and Jimmy Aldrich; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Bandy Funeral Home on Saturday, January 18, at 11:00AM with Bro. Bob White officiating. Burial will follow at Good Hope Cemetery in Nortonville. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00PM - 8:00PM and on Saturday from 9:00AM til service time at the funeral home.
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