Obituary for Evelyn Asbury, 88

July 24,1928 To February 07,2017,

10 to 11 AM, Friday, Feb 10th at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, MO

Funeral Services
11 AM, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at Friemonth-Freese FH in Fayette, MO

Fayette City Cemetery

Fayette City Cemetery

Evelyn Asbury 1928 – 2017 Longtime Armstrong resident, Evelyn Asbury, passed away at The Lodge in Fayette on February 7, 2017. She was 88 years of age. Evelyn June Asbury was born in Glasgow, MO on July 24, 1928 to Erskine and Della (Amick) Ballew. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1946. Evelyn married Rodney Asbury on January 30, 1949. He preceded her in death on December 13, 2007. Evelyn always stayed hard at work, whether it was gardening, canning produce, mowing the yard, or upholstering various furniture. Evelyn also enjoyed baking. She will be remembered for baking various items for church socials, fundraisers, and other events. Evelyn was a longtime member of the Roanoke Presbyterian Church. She is survived by three children, Doug (Jan) Asbury, of Fayette, Greg (Betty) Asbury, of Salisbury, and Sandra Asbury, of Dallas, TX; four grandchildren, Canaan, Alaina, Jessica, and Clint; four great-grandchildren, Clayton, Lucas, Graydon and Koryn; Evelyn was also survived by a sister, Billie Gebhardt, of Columbia, MO. In addition to her parents and husband, Evelyn was preceded in death by an infant son, Terry Wayne Asbury, and two sisters, Kathleen McLean and Ruth Ballew. Services for Mrs. Asbury will be 11 AM, Friday, February 10, 2017 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, with Rev. Jim Bolin officiating. A visitation will be held an hour before the service. Burial will follow the funeral at Fayette City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Fayette City Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.