Mary Garnet Asbury

May 16, 2013

Mary Garnet Asbury, 76

Mary Garnet Asbury, 76, the best preacher’s wife and mother anyone could have, and a loving aunt and sister, of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at home. She was born Feb. 28, 1937, in Lincoln County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Everett Barrett and Lillian Estepp Barrett.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Landmark Sovereign Grace Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Robert Asbury, whom she married Sept. 11, 1954, in Wayne, W.Va.; one son, Robert Asbury, Jr., of Wheelersburg; one brother, Richard Barrett and wife Roberta, of Titusville, Florida; and a sister, Ruth Foster, of Alabama. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Nancy. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, with Pastor Tom Ross officiating, with interment at Vernon Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday beginning at 1 p.m.Online condolences may be made to www.swickbussachamberlin.com.