Rose Elizabeth (Ballweg) Embers, age 86, of Atkins, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. She is the daughter of Frank and Claudia Mae (Willingham) Ballweg and was born Sept. 22, 1930 in Texarkana, Arkansas. She was oldest of three and grew up in McPherson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Claudia Ballweg; her husband of 65 years Wayne Embers; daughters Gail Embers and Vicky Heaton; and a grandson Nathan Clevenger. She is survived by her sisters Frankie Scott and Mary Moyer; children Larry Embers, Danny Embers, Carol Clevenger, Stephen Embers, Galen Embers, Sharon Bain, Randy Embers; 28 grandchildren, 54 great grandchildren, three great-great children, and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home in McPherson.