OBITUARY

Sheely Durward Emery Jr.

May 19, 1947September 30, 2020

Sheely Durward Emery, Jr., 73, of Harmony, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

Born in Iredell County on May 19, 1947, he was the son of the late Durward Emery and Mary Bunton Emery, who survives.

Through the years, Sheely worked in textiles and furniture. He loved his family and will be missed by all that knew him.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Mary; his wife, Helen Beck Emery; children, Brandie (Walter) Strang, Tina (Joe) Coffey and Michael (Kelli) Emery; ten grandchildren, Kristen (Lucas) Strang, Byron (Kymber) Strang, Cody (Brittney) Jordan, Michelle (Michael) Valdez, Marty (Taylar) Rogers, Casey (Summer) Rogers, Taylor Emery, Kyndall Emery, Joshua Emery and Anthony Coffey. He is further survived by twelve great-grandchildren and his siblings, James of Statesville, Ann (Jeff) of Siler City, Barbara of Liberty, Denise of Whitsett, Gary (Rena) of Gibsonville and Danny (Annie) of Whitsett; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Harmony Town Cemetery with Rev. Jonathon Sherrill officiating. The family will speak to friends following the service. Please practice social distancing guidelines and wear a mask in respect to the family and each other.

The family request that all who are able, please donate blood to assist with COVID research.

Deepest appreciation and gratitude are expressed to the Doctors and Nurses of the CCU Unit of Iredell Memorial Hospital for their love shown to Sheely and their entire family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Emery family.

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Gay Lynn Whitaker

October 2, 2020

Helen, Brandie, and Tina, I am so very sorry to learn of the passing of Jr.. it was 4 years ago Sept. 26 that I lost my Daddy. It is very hard to lose your Hero. All of you are in my Thoughts and Prayers in the days ahead. Gay Lynn and Chris Emery

Gay Lynn Whitaker

October 2, 2020

Helen, Brandie, and Tina, I am so very sorry to learn about the passing of Jr. I lost my father 4 years ago Sept. 26. and it is so hard losing your Hero. All of you are in my Thoughts and Prayers in the days ahead.

Tommy Hall

October 1, 2020

I remember hanging out with JR. when we were teenagers and the good times we had. He was one of my best friends. My condolences to all his family and friends. I love you all.

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