Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

August 15, 2013

Bill Embree

Pauls Valley Democrat

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Billy Wayne (Bill) Embree of Pauls Valley, passed away August 13, 2013, at the age of 82.

Bill was born in Ryan, Oklahoma, on February 13, 1931, to Volna Thomas and Lillian Della (Fuller) Embree.

He and Julia Poole were married December 23, 1955 in Cumberland, Oklahoma. After serving his country in the Navy and graduating from Southeastern Oklahoma University, Bill went to work for Halliburton Oil Services.

After working in Laurel, Mississippi, Fort Smith, Arkansas and Enid, Oklahoma he was transferred to Pauls Valley in 1969. Bill retired from Halliburton in 1986.

He was preceded in death by his parents, V. T.and Lillian Embree; his son Lloyd Carroll Embree; and brother Trudo Thomas Embree.

Surviving family includes his wife Julia (Poole) Embree; his son Wayne Embree and wife Tammy (Cope) Embree; his daughter Kathy (Embree) Syversen and husband Bill; grandchildren Billy Embree, Matt Syversen and Jessica Syversen; sister-in-law Diane (Poole) Trisdale; and brother-in-law Jim Poole and wife Nora.

In lieu of flowers the family would like memorials be made to Nora Sparks Warren Library in Pauls Valley.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 with the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home in Pauls Valley.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Cumberland Cemetery officiated by Pastor Ron Armitage.

Interment is under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at