Wayne Anderson Emory

May 24, 1947 - December 2, 2018

05/24/1947 - 12/02/2018

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Visitation
Wednesday December 05, 2018
Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel
117 South Commerce St.
Aulander, NC 27805
252-345-1818 | Directions
Additional Information:

The family will receive friends following the service.

Service
Wednesday December 05, 2018
3:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel
117 South Commerce St.
Aulander, NC 27805
252-345-1818 | Directions
Additional Information:

Pastor Greg Hurdle will be officiating the service.

AULANDER, NC – Wayne Anderson Emory, age 71, passed away on December 2, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Emory was born on May 24, 1947 to Claude Emory and Nannie Smith Emory in Northampton County, NC. Wayne married the love of his life May 11, 1968 and to this marriage one son was born, Jeff that was the apple of his eye. They were happily married for 5o years. Wayne enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was an avid sports fan watching on TV or playing, Wayne was an active member of Aulander Baptist Church as long as his health permitted, serving in many capacities. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Leroy Emory, his mother, Nannie Smith Pendergraft, and his granddaughter, Rhett Emory.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Janet, his son, Jeff Emory and wife Angela of Charleston, SC; grandson, Drew Emory; granddaughter, Reese Emory; two brothers, Wesley Emory and wife Cathy of Woodland, and Tim Emory and wife Sandra of Kelford; and sister, Debbie Joyner of Sims, NC.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 3:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel, Aulander, NC, with , Pastor Greg Hurdle officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the March of Dimes, 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22202 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Emory family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Terry and Rosa Mizelle
5 years ago

Janet, keeping you and your family in our prayers. We were deeply saddened to learn of his passing. Many memories from our boys’high school years.

Carol Buffaloe
5 years ago

Janet-I was so shocked to hear of Wayne’s passing. I worked with him a while back in the day at Johnson Manufacturing. He was a very nice guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Carol Meeks Buffaloe

Joyce Nichols
5 years ago

Janet my deepest sympathy to and your family.I was very sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing.You are in my thoughts and prayers. Joyce Conner Nichols

Annette & Bruce Hamel
5 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with you Janet.

Kristy Dunlow
5 years ago

He was a very sweet man. My heart is with Janet, Jeff and the whole family

Steve & Shirl Minton
5 years ago

Our sincere condolences to your entire family.

Ken and Greta Lassiter
5 years ago

Our prayers are with you during this time

Ken and Greta Lassiter
5 years ago

We will be thinking about and praying for you at this time of your loss.

Tammy McGraw
5 years ago

My heart goes out to you Aunt Janet. I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Wayne’s passing. Praying for comfort for you & Jeff. Always family, Love you

Gloria and AJ Lassiter
5 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.