LEAD BELT NEWS, Flat River, St. Francois Co. MO, Wed. July 26, 1961
Clarence Asberry was born on February 26, 1901, a son of John S. Asberry and Mary (Hood) Asberry, and died suddenly at his home in Bismarck, Thursday, July 20, 1961, aged 60 years 4 months 24 days. Death was apparently due to a heart attack.
Mr. Asberry was employed by the Ozark Flooring Company in Bismarck. He is survived by his wife, Maude; a son, James Asberry of St. Louis; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Kemp of Bismarck and Mrs. Gladys Smith of St. Louis; his mother, Mrs. John Asberry of Ellington, Mo.; also three brothers, Clayton Asberry of Ellington, Cloyde Asberry of St. Louis, and Charles Asberry of Bismarck; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Baker of St. Louis and Mrs. Florence Hill of Ellington, and four grandchildren. His father preceded him in death. Other relatives and numerous friends mourn his passing.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, July 23, at the Assembly of God Church in Bismarck, conducted by the Rev. H. E. Jenkins. Interment was in the Catholic Cemetery, Bismarck. Shipman & Sons Funeral Service.