Virginia Rust Embrey

Virginia Rust Embrey, of Lovettsville, Virginia, passed peacefully on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the age of 100.

Virginia was born Tuesday, November 24, 1914 in Brunswick, MD. She was a daughter of the late Denzel E. Rust and Maude Smith. She was predeceased by her siblings, Elwood S. Rust, Foley Lee Rust, Masonow C. Rust, Lucille Beatty, and Kathleen Brown.

A native of Loudoun County, VA, she graduated from Lovettsville High School in 1933.

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Virginia worked as a bookkeeper and for the Town of Leesburg. She was a long time member of the United Methodist Church in Leesburg, VA.  She resided in Lovettsville, VA, as a child.  She also resided in Leesburg for many years but later returned to Lovettsville in retirement.  She had many hobbies including cooking, baking, sewing, crocheting, gardening and playing card games. She enjoyed spending time socializing with her many friends and family.

Virginia resided at Spring Arbor in Leesburg for the past two years where she stayed active with craft and cooking activities. She loved to play Bingo and do puzzles. She celebrated her 100th birthday with a surprise party in November 2014 which was attended by many family and friends. She enjoyed being 100 and was proud to be a centenarian.

She leaves behind her only son, Richard Thomas Embrey of Leesburg, VA. She was a loving Nana to Lynn, Michael, Shelby and Dylan Mercer. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Friends may call on Friday, November 27, 2015, where the family will receive guests from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, located at 158 Catoctin Circle, SE Leesburg, Virginia 20175.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Leesburg United Methodist Church 107 West Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


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