SUMMERTON - Betty Doughty Embry, 82, widow of Donald Edwin Embry Sr., died on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at her home in Summerton.

Born on Jan. 23, 1936, in Norfolk, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie Wilson Doughty and Annie Eliza "Virgie" Livingston Doughty. She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross and involved in many humanitarian efforts both locally and internationally. She was a prolific artist and master Scrabble player. However, most of all, she was an encourager to her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Donald Edwin "Eddie" Embry Jr. (Deb) of Summerton, Amy Blanche Embry of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Emily Embry Dowdy (Danny) of Isle of Palms and Thomas Lloyd Embry (Katie) of Williamsburg, Virginia; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and special cousin, Jackie Kelly of Vance.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202,

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.