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Shelia (Coghill) Embrey

April 3, 1949 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old


Shelia (Coghill) Embrey, 74, of Spotsylvania passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at her home.

Shelia was employed at NSWCDD for 38 years as an Instrumentation Specialist and retired in 2006. She was also a devoted member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Melissa Jones (Robbie); grandchildren Matthew Gore (fiancée Kaitlynn McDonald) and Conner Jones; great-grandson Orion Gore; siblings Lily Mae Weakley, Archie Embrey (Emily), Peyton Embrey (Carol), Genevieve Newton, and Gloria Elmore (Richard); and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ada Embrey; daughter Angela Jarrell; and siblings Myrtle Breeden and Edna Taylor.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 1 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Midland. Interment will follow in Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend (using the link below in the Service Summary).  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Building Fund (12714 Elk Run Road, Midland, VA 22728).


January 31, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Funeral Service
February 1, 2024

10:30 AM
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
12714 Elk Run Road
Midland, VA 22728

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
February 1, 2024

Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
14251 Goldvein Rd.
Goldvein, VA 22720


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