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James L. "Jimmy" Emberton

October 25, 1948 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 72)


James L. "Jimmy" Emberton age 72 of Buffalo Valley died Sunday night September 19, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville.  He was born October 25, 1948 to his parents, the late Harvey and Mary Magdelene Redmon Emberton.  He attended  the Church of God and was a nurseryman.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 3 sisters: Nancy Harris, Betty Williams, Edna Locke Hooper.  Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday 4PM until 7PM.  Survivors include 4 children: Tapatha (Eddie) Ray of Smithville, Brian (Charlotte) Emberton of McMinnville, Chad Emberton of Woodbury, Josh (Katie) Emberton of Smithville; Grandchildren: Dusten (Brandi) O'Conner, Julie (Chris) Ponder, Ethan (Samara) Ray, Brad Emberton, Ashley (Joe) Jones, Cade Emberton, Cristyn Emberton, Thea Kate Emberton; 13 Great Grandchildren; Domestic Partner, Kathy Prosser of Buffalo Valley; Brother, Ronnie (Katherine) Emberton of McMinnville; Sister: Tanya Emberton of Sparta.  The Funeral Home lounge is closed at this time and no food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home.  DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  

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September 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeKalb Funeral Chapel
863 South Congress Blvd.
Smithville, TN 37166

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