Emery Sevier Begley, 86, Platte Woods, MO, passed away November 1, 2011 at Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, November 3rd at the McGilley Antioch Chapel where friends may call from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Additional funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, November 6th at the Colboch and Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, TN where a visitation will begin at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in the Begley family Cemetery, Eidson, TN.
Emery was born December 27, 1924 in Wise County, VA and was raised "way back in the mountains of TN". He decided the military would be his life and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II continuing his military career until his retirement in 1965. During his military career he served on naval destroyers. Emery was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances in 2010; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Bonnie Begley, brother, Carson Begley, sister and brother-in-law, Grace and Claude Lawson.
Survivors include 2 sons, John F. Begley, Eidson, TN and Steven H. Begley and wife, Romanita, Raleigh, NC; brother Larry Begley and wife, Shirley, Eidson, TN; sister, Wanda Wilder and husband, Virgil, Oakridge, TN; sister-in-law, Margie Begley; granddaughter, Stephanie Begley; and 2 grandsons, Albert and Steven Begley, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Reba Fay, Randall, Janet, Sharon, Lynn, Claudette, Scott, Sherry, Wesley, Lisa, Rita and Lois; www.mcgilleyantiochchapel.com