Emily Leona McClenny Umphlett

Published 5:08 pm Friday, September 10, 2021

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Emily Leona McClenny Umphlett, 89, a native of Nansemond County, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. 

A longtime member of Holland Baptist Church, Emily was the daughter of the late Mills McClenny and Emma Butler McClenny. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Edward Douglas Umphlett Sr., and siblings, Pearl McClenny, Daisy Pope, Elsie Carr, Lillie Mae Smith, Nellie Dean Webster, Emma “Jane” Brown, Lonnie McClenny and Wallace McClenny. A devoted mother and homemaker, Emily’s memory will be cherished by her son, Edward “Doug” Umphlett Jr., and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at Holly Lawn Cemetery in Suffolk, with the Rev. Matthew Johnson officiating. Memorial donations can be given in Emily’s honor to Holland Baptist Church. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.

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