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Chronicle: Al Embry

Friends, family and colleagues are mourning the passing of manager, agent and promoter Alton "Al" Embry, who passed today (9/9). He was 82. Embry started his career as an entertainment industry liaison at Look Magazine, went on to work with Jerry Lee Lewis and eventually represented George Jones, Tammy Wynette, The Statler Brothers and Merle Haggard as an agent. Other associations included Fats Domino, Chubby Checker and Mickey Gilley. Visitations will be Wednesday and Thursday (9/11-12) at Hermitage Funeral Home in Old Hickory, TN. A service will be held Thursday at 11am. Details here.