Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

September 16, 2013

Claude Allen Asbury

ABINGDON, Va. — Claude Allen Asbury, age 86, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2013 in Bristol, TN.

Born March  6, 1927 in Newhall, West Virginia, he worked for 36 years in the mining industry. He attended Bluefield State College where he studied electrical engineering. He was a resident of Washington County, Virginia for the past 55 years, and was a member of the Abingdon Moose Lodge. He was a proud member of the Democratic Party and enjoyed campaigning on behalf of local, state and federal candidates.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Myrtle Asbury and one brother, Dewey Asbury.

He is survived by one sister, Ruth Young, and his children, Linda Keith and husband Robert Keith, Claudette Asbury, and Allen H. Asbury and wife Denise. He was a proud and loving grandfather to his grandchildren, Ryan and Kayla Asbury.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holston Home for Children, 404 Holston Drive, Greeneville, TN 37743 or online at fsc-greeneville@holstonhome.org

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guest register.

The family of Claude Asbury is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • William C. “Bill” Thomas William C. “Bill” Thomas

    PRINCETON — William C. “Bill” Thomas, 88, of Garden Oaks, Princeton, died peacefully in his sleep early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at his residence.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lucille Raines Lucille Raines

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Lucille Raines, 80 years of age of Johnson City, TN, formerly of Grundy, VA, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN, following a brief illness.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Early Clarence (E.C.) Pauley of Bluefield, VA, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014. He was born on October 4, 1936, in Tip Top, VA.

    August 1, 2014

  • Ann Lusk Ann Lusk

    LAKE SHAWNEE — Ann Lusk, 77, of Lake Shawnee died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart

    LERONA — Goldie Christine “Chris” Haynes Gearhart, 64, of Lerona, died peacefully early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem VA.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norman Wayne Skipworth Norman Wayne Skipworth

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Norman Wayne Skipworth 65 of Stockton St., Bluefield, VA passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Ann Gillenwater “Dot” Surface, age 82, of Surface Hill Road, Bluefield, WV, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose

    PRINCETON — Darlene Yvonne Wohlford Rose died at the age of 88 on Sunday afternoon, July 27, 2014, at her home in Princeton following an extended illness.

    August 1, 2014

  • Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook

    CUCUMBER — Joseph C. “Rooster” Holbrook, age 90 of Cucumber, WV went to be with the Lord at 12:05 PM on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at his home, after a sudden illness.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy Carter Rasnick

    Dorothy Carter Rasnick, 91, of Princeton Health Care Center, formerly of Village Green, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at her residence.

    July 31, 2014

Local News
Editorials