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Janice Willison Embrey

Dec 14th, 1946 - Nov 11th, 2020

Memorial Visitation: 1 - 3 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home


   Janice Willison Embrey, age 73, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 11, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

   She was born December 14, 1946, in Effingham County, the daughter of Tennis E. “Bill” and Dorothy (Roberts) Willison.  She was united in marriage to Larry T. Embrey on September 26, 2015, in Owensboro, Kentucky.

   Janice attended Lakeland College.  She retired from World Color Press in Salem where she worked many years as a binder operator.  Janice was a creative writer, writing poems and stories and always keeping up with her journal.  She loved flowers of all kinds and enjoyed tending to her flower beds while she was still physically able.

   She is survived by her husband: Larry Embrey of Flora; a son: Rex (Shauna) Mitchell of Florida; a granddaughter: Anissa Mitchell (Eric Beck) of Flora; a grandson: Nickolas Greenwood of Panorama City, CA; a very dear great-grandson: Creedence Beck of Flora; a sister: Anna Mae Shuster of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends also survive.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; a son: Michael Mitchell; a granddaughter: Ashley Ames; 3 brothers; and 1 sister.

   A memorial visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  To share a memory or condolence visit:         


Sharon Riggleman

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Mary Jo Harvey

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Doris Wathan

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Myra Adkins

Oct 12, 1962 - May 7, 2021

Tony Mock

Jul 10, 1940 - May 4, 2021




Dave and Debra Modlin

November 13th

Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone. Janice was a wonderful person and will never be forgotten. She truly cared about other people in her life and her thoughtfulness showed thru with her pleasant personality and her her great smile always.

Kay Perry

November 13th

I am so sorry Anissa. She will be missed by so many. She was such a good friend to me. I hate it because creedence will not get to know her. She loved her little great grandson so much. Love you Anissa

Jill Kline

November 13th

So sorry to lose such a sweet soul. Worked with her at WCP and always enjoyed her company.

Gina Walker

November 13th

So very sorry to hear...worked with her at WCP for many years...Such a wonderful and Caring person and will be missed by everyone who knew her..Prayers to her family 🙏❤🙏

Rick & Darwin Van Dyke

November 13th

So Very Sorry For Your Loss! Janice Was A Wonderful Person!!

Robert and Sharon Lauderback

November 13th

So sorry to hear this. Janice and my dad, Robert Willison, were 1st cousins born on the same day, just years apart. She referred to them as twins. A very nice person.

Wanda Gerber

November 13th

So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful and very caring friend to me over the years. I will miss her each and everyday.

Barbara Rentfrow

November 13th

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Janice for many years at World Color Press. Prayers for all during this difficult time.

Anissa Mitchell and family

November 13th

Love you, grandma! Forever and always.

Janet mcmillan

November 13th

I was so sad when I heard this , loved this lady so much. So sorry for you family.

Glenda Sharp

November 14th

so sorry for your loss. I grew up with Janice, went to school & church with her. She was a great friend. God bless & comfort the family.

Sherry green

November 14th

she was 1 of my favorite aunts she will be dearly missed she was such a amazing person and she was dearly loved

Larry T Embrey

November 14th

She was the Light of my Life. She was an Angel on earth the world is a darker place, miss Her so much. Rejoice ,Rejoice She is with the Angels in Heaven.

Rita Walker

November 14th

So sorry for the loss of your loved one! We all loved her to, she had the biggest and softest heart. My sisters and I worked with her at WCP in Salem, she went with us many times for lunch at our momma and daddy, they accepted her just like family! I remember one time she invited Joan Applegate and I to her house for her homemade Chicken and Noodles and homemade hot rolls!!!! And they were delicious.She lived in Louisville then! She sure was a great cook.And she will be missed by many! Joyce, Doris, Sondra, Phyllis, Dee and myself!❤️🙏😢❤️

Debbie Hays

November 14th

What a wonderful person really going to miss u my friend loved u but never told u how much u ment to me prayers for family

Lesley Moats

November 14th

Anissa and all family to Janice, so many loved her. She was such a sweet presence and even when going through hard times or grief herself she was there for me and many others going through the hardest times. Just with her wisdom but empathetic words, posts or hang in there, thoughts expressed. She encouraged me through the darkest of times just with her care, so authentic for people in need. She will be missed and she is rejoicing with her baby now where angels on earth go to. She is at peace though will be missed here on earth with all who love her but to unite with her once again. Love you.

Marilyn Willison Ward

November 14th

It is with deep sadness we grieve for our dear Cousin Janice She was a Angel here on earth...She will be missed by so many.My thoughts & Prayers are with Larry and Family..

Shelby & Mary Murphy

November 14th

We are sending hugs and prayers to the family during this difficult time. Janice is in heaven picking flowers and hugging her son, granddaughter and her mom and dad. She will be watching over us and waiting on us.

Herb &Pat Swartz

November 15th

So sorry for the loss of dear Janice. Our heartfelt sympathy..


November 16th

Love you forever.

Gina Hupp

November 16th

Janice was a wonderful lady. She was married to my uncle a long time ago. I still thought of her as my aunt. She will be greatly missed

Regina Y. Minton

November 16th

Larry & Family: Sorry for your loss. Garland told me about Janice. May God be with you & give you peace & strength @ this difficult time.

Peggy collier

November 23rd

So sorry for your loss Janice she was a sweet person shell be missed



Johnny & Shelly Zink
Dianna Jacobs
Cliff Willison
Mark Dunnigan
Jerry "Butch" Erwin
Heritage Woods of Flora Staff & Residents
Jean Guerrettaz
Nancy Weidner
Rick & Darwin Van Dyke
Larry Frost
John and Bonnie Britton
David and Debra Modlin
Wanda Gerber
Anissa, Eric, and Creedence
Dan and Deb Greenwood
Bob and Judy Mann
Leon & Glenda Sharp
Maria "Button" Pemberton🌹
dea ames
The O'Dell Family
Mary Rinehart Lovellette
Louisa Zink
Susie (VanDyke) Hoy
Marsha Blair
Rita Weidner
Marilyn willison ward
Herb &Pat Swartz
Ron & Nancy McGee
Wayne & Ricki Lapington
Hayli Booth
Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers
Gina Acree Hupp
Bennie and Barb Vandaveer
Renee and Gail Vandaveer
Lenny and Marie Henson
Pat & Cyndi Hale
Wayne & Ricki Lapington
Debra Mitchell
Rodney Greenwood
Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Ron & Joetta Connell
Angie Acree Lindsey 💖
Ron & Nancy McGee
Marsha Blair
Rita Weidner


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