Walter W. Asbell

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

BLOOMFIELD - Walter W. Asbell, 83, died Dec. 31, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born April 4, 1924, at Clines Island, to the late William W. and Grace Davis Asbell, he was a retired farmer and had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community. He was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid.

On Oct. 9, 1943, he married Ester Adams, who survives of the home in Bloomfield.

Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Jewell and Buddy Maddox of Williamsville and Janice and Bill Aslin of Bloomfield; two sisters, Virgie Wilson of Dexter and Mary Killmer of the state of Kansas; four grandchildren, Buddy Maddox Jr. of Portageville ,Travis Maddox of Shellsburg, Iowa, Sonja Hobbs of Bloomfield and Sara Barton of Cordova, Tenn.; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Ronnie Walter Asbell, two brothers, Alfred Asbell and Louis Asbell; one sister, Ruthie Baker and a great-grandson.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Revs. Lester Clayton and Phil Warren officiating.

Burial will follow at the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.