Ethel Aldridge Emory, 90, of Dinwiddie County, widow of Preston D. Emory, Sr., died Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Born in Petersburg, she was the daughter of the late Walter Edmund and Sallie Wall Aldridge. She was a retired employee of Seward Luggage Company and a longtime member of Ocran United Methodist Church. Mrs. Emory is survived by a son, Preston D. Emory, Jr.; daughter, Donna E. Wells; grandchildren, Constance O. Wells, James R. Wells, Jessica E. Ginn, and Marcus D. Emory; great-grandchildren, Dixie A. Smith and Jacob P. Emory. A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Dinwiddie Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Larry House officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ocran UMYF, P.O. Box 309, Sutherland, VA 23885. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
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