Emily Beth Priola


Emily Beth Priola (Berry), 41, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, surrounded by her loving husband and family at I.U. Methodist in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was a resident of Franklin.

Emily was born on May 22, 1981 in Franklin, Indiana to Sam and Beth (Russell) Berry. She married Tony Priola on March 11, 2006 who lovingly survives. Emily is also survived by their son, Samuel Anthony Robert “Sammy” Priola; parents, Sam and Beth Berry; sisters, Erica Lattimore (Nick) and Elizabeth Rynerson (Brett); maternal grandparents, Austin and Janice Russell; paternal grandmother, Rozanne Berry; father and mother-in-law, Robert and Alexa Schofield; and nieces and nephews, Jack Kriner, Caitlyn, Cody and Colten Kriner; Brooklyn and Cole Lattimore and Letti Rynerson. She was preceded in passing by her paternal grandfather, James “Jim” Berry.

Emily was a 1999 graduate of Indian Creek High School. She was a graduate of Cosmetology School.

She was a self-employed hairstylist for years before she and her husband purchased The Willard in Franklin in 2015. She became a stay at home Mom in 2018 after the birth of their pride and joy, Sammy. Being a Mom was one of Emily’s greatest joys.

Emily loved and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Emily also enjoyed camping. She loved to dance and she enjoyed tending to her plants and flowers.

Visitation for family and friends to celebrate Emily’s life and share memories will be on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 North Morton Street, (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in memory of Emily to: Franklin Elks #1818 Cancer Research. Checks written to Franklin Elks #1818. On memo line write Emily Priola Cancer Research. Mail or drop off contributions to: Franklin Elks #1818, 56 E. Jefferson Street, Franklin, Indiana 46131 or online at www.franklinelks1818.org/donation.

Expressions of caring and kindness to the family may be received at www.flinnmaguire.net